Skip to Content
New information following the change in COVID-19 alert levels. massey.ac.nz/coronavirus
These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in International Security requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree; or
(c) be able to demonstrate scholarly work in conjunction with extensive relevant professional experience appropriate for Admission with Equivalent Status.
2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in International Security shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits, comprising:
(a) courses from the Schedule to the Certificate;
(b) any compulsory courses specified in the Schedule to the Certificate;
(c) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2(b), and at the discretion of Academic Board, students exiting the Postgraduate Diploma in International Security or the Master of International Security, may have a personal programme variation approved in excess of stated limits, to meet the requirements of the Postgraduate Certificate in International Security through substitution of courses from the schedules to those degrees.
4. The Postgraduate Certificate in International Security is awarded without endorsement.
5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.
6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.
7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
294.720 Security Concepts and Structures 30 credits
294.701 New Zealand National Security 30 credits
294.704 Command, Leadership and Management 30 credits
294.709 Terrorism 30 credits
294.712 Economic and Environmental Security 30 credits
294.715 Asia-Pacific Security Environment 30 credits
294.741 Intelligence in the International Security Environment 30 credits
294.744 Intelligence Operations 30 credits
294.770 Border and Maritime Security 30 credits
294.790 Research Methods in Defence and Security Studies 30 credits
Page authorised by Academic Manager
Last updated on Thursday 17 September 2020