At the South African Military Academy, the
subject Military Strategy involves a focus and study of security thinking, national
security, strategy formulation, the execution of strategy and internal
conflict. All modules have a specific focus on the African region.
At the undergraduate level the modules
commence in the second year of study and comprise the following: [ All entry
and exit qualifications are governed by the rules and conditions set out in the
Faculty of Military Science Calendar Part 13]
214 – Study of strategic thought and
244 – Introduction to African Security
314 – Contemporary thought on low-intensity
344 - Conventional Schools of thought and
Candidates qualifying and allowed to
commence with postgraduate studies have the following modules to choose from.
At the honours level:
744 – Research Methodology (Compulsory)
744 – Research assignment: National
security of southern African states (Compulsory)
744 - Contemporary warfare in Africa
744 - SA Defence policy since 1994
744 - Advanced study of military and
744 - Strategic intelligence and threat
MMil in Military Strategy: The options comprise a full thesis or a
structured qualification comprising modules and a thesis of 90 credits.