M.A. (Defence & Strategic Studies)

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Program Code 101201

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • Amity Institute of Defence & Strategic Studies
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 101201
  • Eligibility
  • Graduation (min 50%)

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.510
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.765
 
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.510
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.765
  • To create competent and qualified candidates with a focus on academic & professional excellence.
  • To be pioneers of integrating contemporary trends (Industry 4.0) with the Defense and Strategic Studies curriculum.
  • To enhance employability of candidates through innovative pedagogy and regular interactions with domain professionals / experts.
  • To be a world class Institution and advance internationalization through research collaboration & Academic exchange.
  • Sensitization towards Global & National Security issues.
  • Introduce Traditional & non-Traditional Security Issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective.
  • Introducing, Training in Research Methodology & Critical Security Studies.
  • Mastery in Industry 4.0 linkages to strategic issues.
  • Training in S&T related fields for overcoming limitations of traditional Social Sciences.
  • Developing multi-disciplinarity as a core competency in Defence & Strategic studies.
  • To create competent and qualified candidates with a focus on academic & professional excellence.
  • To be pioneers of integrating contemporary trends (Industry 4.0) with the Defense and Strategic Studies curriculum.
  • To enhance employability of candidates through innovative pedagogy and regular interactions with domain professionals / experts.
  • To be a world class Institution and advance internationalization through research collaboration & Academic exchange.
  • Sensitization towards Global & National Security issues.
  • Introduce Traditional & non-Traditional Security Issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective.
  • Introducing, Training in Research Methodology & Critical Security Studies.
  • Mastery in Industry 4.0 linkages to strategic issues.
  • Training in S&T related fields for overcoming limitations of traditional Social Sciences.
  • Developing multi-disciplinarity as a core competency in Defence & Strategic studies.
  • To be familiar and knowledgeable about history, economy, polity, science & technology and Constitutional frameworks and their role in Strategy & Security.
  • Designing; Applying; Evaluating appropriate Methodologies & Methods for Strategic studies.
  • Proficient use of computer, internet and awareness about issues related to Industry 4.0.
  • To be able to analyze challenges from multiple perspectives and offer solutions to Policy Makers/ Government.
  • To be able to learn to present well researched, well documented, credible research reports on any given aspect.
  • Ability to initiate, conceptualise and implement collaborative projects.
  • Analytical & Applied knowledge of traditional & non-traditional security issues from global & national perspectives.
  • Identifying, Analyzing multi-disciplinary factors in strategic issues for Problem solving & Policy designing.
  • Integrating Industry 4.0 competencies to Strategic issues.
  • Sound knowledge of Critical Theories with a thrust on problem solving.
  • Comprehension and understanding of humanitarian perspectives, compassion and respect for human rights.
  • Knowledge of defence and security related concepts, theories, and issues.
  • Knowledge of defence and security related concepts, theories, and issues.
  • Background knowledge, awareness of current issues, questioning spirit.
  • Knowledge of research methods and curiosity to understand and analyse security issues.
  • Proficient use of computer, internet and awareness about issues related to Industry 4.0.
  • Awareness about the challenges of defence and security, ability to recommend solutions.
  • Good presentation skills and proficiency in defence and strategic vocabulary.
  • Ability to analyse abstract ideas, theories and concepts; proposing new possibilities and options.
  • Identifying factors involved in complex issues, choosing appropriate framework for deduction and decision-making.
  • Ability to initiate, conceptualise and implement collaborative projects.
  • Awareness about the linkages and implications of national defence policies and strategic goals for the international/ global society.
  • Comprehension and understanding of humanitarian perspectives, compassion and respect for human rights and national interests.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyse and evaluate the social and professional dimensions of defence and strategic issues.
  • Comprehension and analytical skills related with Industry 4.0; familiarity with current entrepreneurial trends in the defence and strategic field.
  • Clarity of research methodology and methods; ability to decipher, identify and implement sustainable practices in defence and strategic matters.
  • Ability to link environmental perspectives with strategic issues and formulations.

Course Structure

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
International Relations & Security Studies (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Defence & Strategic Studies (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Military History of India (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Global Economy & Security (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Science, Technology & Security (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Geopolitics & Strategic Studies (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
India's Defence & Foreign Policies (PG) Core Courses 4 0 0 0 4.00 View
Strategic Thought - Indian, Asian & Western (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
National Security (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Cyber Security & Strategic Studies (PG) Industry Specific Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Term Paper - I (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 2.00 View

Semester 3

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Maritime Security (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Internal Security & Strategic Studies (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
India’s Defence & Regional/ Middle Powers (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Diplomacy & Defence Studies (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Artificial Intelligence and Maritime Security (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Cyber Security & Strategic Studies - II (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 0 0 4.00 View
Summer Internship - I (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 2.00 View