Security & Strategic Studies

General information

The study field of Security and Strategic Studies at the bachelor level focuses on broad social scientific knowledge of security and strategy at various levels (from the global to the local). Students will become acquainted with the theories and methods of this study field, with security risks and threats, with security policy, and with strategic thinking in the area of security. The study program focuses on a comprehensive conceptualization of security. The content of the program conforms to requirements set out in "Common Minimums for the Needs of Security Expert Education," adopted by the National Security Council in 2007.

A successful graduate is able to

  • describe and classify contemporary security issues;
  • identify the most important security threats of contemporary world, mostly in relation to Central European area;;
  • analyze contemporary security policy;
  • use basic methodology of security and strategic studies;
  • search for and analyze sources from security area.

Graduate employment

The graduates of the Security and Strategic Studies have a wide range of employment possibilities in security forces (army, police, intelligence services), in public administration at all levels (e.g. as security experts in regional bodies, ministries, etc.), in the field of political counseling (mainly as expert advisers of politicians that deal with security issues), in the economic sphere (as experts in companies devoted to carrying out security-political analyses – with regard to produced or traded goods or with regard to the risk regions), in nongovernmental humanitarian organizations (as security-political experts of organizations working in high-risk regions or dealing with security threats), in the media (as safety experts in all kinds of media), etc.

Faculty Faculty of Social Studies
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech

Admission Requirements

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Recommended literature

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Evaluation criteria

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Frequently enrolled courses

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Additional information

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http://polit.fss.muni.cz/

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