International Security

 

Master of International Security

Graduate Diploma in International Security

Graduate Certificate in International Security


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

DC071

Master of International Security

DF044

Graduate Diploma in International Security

DG038

Graduate Certificate in International Security

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Master of International Security
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in International Security
(c)
the Graduate Certificate in International Security
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
a bachelor's degree, graduate diploma, graduate certificate or equivalent at an institution approved by the Faculty and graded at a standard acceptable to the Faculty; and/or where applicable:
(b)
relevant work experience requirements as determined by the Faculty;
(c)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(d)
any other minimum standards specified by the Faculty.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in postgraduate table of units of study for the International Security subject area.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Master of International Security a candidate must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a)
18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
42 credit points of elective units of study, with at least 24 credit points from Section A.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in International Security a candidate must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a)
18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
18 credit points of elective units of study, with at least 12 credit points from Section A.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in International Security a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
6 credit points of elective unit of study from Section A of the table of units of study.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Faculty, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2016. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.