Postgraduate - Security and Criminology

Postgraduate - Security and Criminology

Get future ready

The demand for people who understand complex domestic, regional and international security issues has never been greater. At Macquarie, our masters courses in security studies and criminology prepare you to excel in your future career, and give you the skills you need to analyse emerging security challenges from geopolitical and geostrategic change, terrorism and intelligence, through to cyber security and organised crime.

With our Master of Security and Strategic Studies, Master of Intelligence, Master of Cyber Security, Master of Criminology and Master of Counter Terrorism, you can specialise in your area of interest while taking electives from other areas.

Applications for 2018 are now open. Find out more below.

Discover the Macquarie difference

We’ve built our courses with your future employability in mind. We blend practical skills, simulated learning, internship opportunities and academic rigour to make you competitive and prepare you for the challenges you’ll face in your career. You’ll learn how to evaluate real-world strategic and policy options and analyse security challenges from different angles.

Our focus on critical thinking, analytical flexibility and applicability makes our programs popular with government and industry employers. Career options include: defence analyst, intelligence officer, diplomat, cyber security analyst, federal and state police, security analyst, think tank analyst and crime prevention strategist or policy officer.

Our experience, your opportunities

No matter what your security passion, interest or previous study, we have a program for you. You’ll be taught by industry experts and benefit from the department’s strong connections with key industry and government agencies, including the Department of Defence, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the NSW Police Force.

Sarah Iannantuono, Senior Information Risk Security Officer at KPMG, tells of her Macquarie experience: 

When I researched the professors and the industry experience they possessed, I was sold on Macquarie and the course. The staff were brilliant at facilitating opportunities for students and were heavily invested in seeing students achieve."

To find out more about our range of courses on offer, fill out the form below.

Find out more

Submit your details to receive further information and invites to upcoming events.

Back to the top of this page