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Security and Africa Studies

​​​​Focus of School for Security and Africa Studies:

Professional military and naval officers are characterised by their ability to multi-task within ever changing and challenging environments. This is due to their personal acumen across a wide range of disciplines and skills sets. The successful integration of these disciplines and skills sets allows for more effective decision making in the military and security environments. The specialised certificate and degree programmes offered in the School for Security and Africa Studies provides for the development of the necessary skills for officers to function effectively in

1. A variety of defence-related career opportunities
2. An increasingly complex and changing environment

The programmes offered by the School for Security and Africa Studies lay the foundation for life-long study with a view to sustained professional and personal development.