Military Science
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Department of Military History


Military History exposes students to the development of the profession of arms.  Furthermore, the impact of technology and the development of weapons, the changing face of warfare on the strategic, operational and tactical levels as well as the development of military thought and the relationship between armed forces and society are analysed.  In this regard, military history can be seen as the 'corporate knowledge' of the profession of arms, providing the military leaders of tomorrow with a thorough understanding of the military profession and of warfare in all its dimensions.  The department aims to provide the future managers of conflict with an informed vision about the reality of war and other forms of conflict, and simultaneously promote a culture of life-long learning among members of the armed forces and other students of military history.​