Security, terrorism and counter-terrorism
What you’ll learn with a security course online:
- The theory and practice of counter-terrorism studies.
- Domestic, regional and international challenges in the field.
- The changing nature of security in a digital world.
- How to assess risk and potential threats.
What's the job outlook if I study a security course?According to Job Outlook, strong job growth is predicted. In the next 5 years, increasing opportunities are expected.
Daniela - Studied a Bachelor of Arts (Security, Terrorism and Counter Terrorism) with Murdoch University, through Open Universities Australia.
What careers can I choose from with a security course?
Choose a security course and you could work as a:
- Counter-terrorism consultant
Use your online security course to predict threats and protect against attacks.
- Security and risk manager
Work with producers to reduce risks at major concerts and sporting events.
- Intelligence analyst or officer
Put the analytical skills developed in your security course to use by collecting and analysing classified information.
- Law enforcement or defence officer
Join police or defence force agencies to protect people in the community.
- Aid and development officer
Use your online security course to gain a position with the government – looking after the wellbeing of locals and visitors.
- Border protection officer
Inspect cargo, people and luggage to ensure they comply. Detain and interview suspects.
- Australian Defence Force Analyst
Use the analytical and communication skills developed in your security course to give the army the information they need to keep the country safe.
Security, terrorism and counter-terrorism degrees
Bachelor of Arts (Security, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism)
- Part I (Level 1) Core units - Major
- PART II (Level 3) Core units - Major
- PART II (Level 2) Core units - Major
Security, terrorism and counter-terrorism subjects
- Graduate Certificate of Cyber-Security, Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
- Graduate Diploma of International Security Studies
- Master of International Security Studies
- Graduate Diploma of Cyber-Security, Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
- Master of Cyber-Security, Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
- Master of International Security Studies/Cyber Security,Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
Advanced Terrorism Studies
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