Security and Strategic Studies

Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject.

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Admission to Master's degree programmes in 2024/2025 (beginning: Autumn 2024)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 April 2024.

What will you learn?

The master's study of security and strategic studies allows students to gain important theoretical and methodological background for advanced analysis, comparison, and prediction of contemporary security phenomena. Students have the opportunity to work on tasks based on their specific professional interests and they are guided to participate in both individual and team research as well as in applied activities. During the study, emphasis is placed on the use of modern techniques and technologies. With regard to the fact that part of the study is lead in English language, students are also able to work within international frameworks. Students work with security databases and resources to analyze security information and data. Written outputs have the nature of expert studies and academic texts.

““The (in)secure world requires strategical action.””

Practical training

Part of the compulsory subject is the course BSSn4407 Security Practice, which is intended as an active, practical training of students in security institutions or organizations, where they apply the knowledge gained during the study.

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Career opportunities

Graduates will have a profound insight into the contemporary theoretical concepts of security and strategy. They will know the theoretical and methodological approaches giving them the ability of a thorough professional analysis of security and strategic issues. They will be able to be employed as security analysts in public administration, local administration, and diplomacy. They will also be able to work as managers and analysts in private companies, specialized in the security area, as members of security forces and armed forces in positions requiring master's degree (in accordance with Act No. 361/2003 Coll., on the service of security officers), as security analysts in media specializing in security area (security servers, security magazines, etc.), as well as research and educational staff in higher education and security-oriented research.


1 Jan – 30 Apr 2024

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Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

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Follow-up studies

A graduate of the master's degree program may, after fulfilling the conditions, undertake the Advanced Master’s state examination in the field of political science. The student can also (after fulfilling the conditions of admission) continue to study the Doctoral Study Program of Political Science at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Social Studies
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

Do you have any questions?
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Mgr. Jakub Drmola, Ph.D.



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