MS- Security and Strategic Studies

Program Introduction

The MS in Security and Strategic Studies program aims at developing knowledge and providing research and learning opportunities in the field of Security and Strategic Studies. The foremost objective of this program is to develop an expert-lead, exciting and supportive learning engagement that is conducive for high quality research and related academic activities, including debates, seminars and lectures. While the core courses are focused on the essential knowledge-base in the discipline of Security and Strategic Studies, the elective courses focus on most relevant extended dimensions and especially the wider policy-making and institutional context of Pakistan. The learning thus imparted will engage in a systematic study of both theoretical and practical aspects of Security and Strategic Studies.

Program Details

2 Years

16 years of education in relevant field with minimum 2.5 CGPA or 50% marks in annual system.

Clearing entry test(s) and interview as per requirement of HEC and UMT will be mandatory. A subject test conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) or ETS, USA in the area of specialization chosen at the MS level must be cleared prior to admission in the MS Security and Strategic Studies program.

a. In the case of GAT Subject test ( a
minimum of 50% marks is required to pass the test.
b. In case of non- availability of NTS/ETS subject test, the department will conduct the admission test of the candidate (U-GAT TEST).
c. Interview at the Departmental Graduate Committee of Political Science Dept. (UMT).