Exploring 21st century security challenges

We are one of Australia’s leading academic centres of teaching and research in applied security studies and criminology.

Our teaching is delivered by both academics and practitioners, providing students with the experience and practical skill-set required to be competitive in a wide range of security-related government and private sector employment.

Our research and teaching focuses on finding solutions to real world security challenges, including:

  • Security and Defence Studies
  • Cyber Security
  • Intelligence
  • Counter Terrorism and Resilience
  • Criminology
  • Policing


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@SSC_MQ - 19 January 2021

And we are back!!! Lookign forward to the start of a new year, and new semester. To all our amazing students: stay...

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Level 2, South Wing,
Australian Hearing Hub
Macquarie University, NSW 2109
E: arts.ssc@mq.edu.au
T: +61 (2) 9850 1420

Program enquiries

E: ask@mq.edu.au
T: +61 (2) 9850 6410

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2020