Security & Strategic Studies
“The (in)secure world requires strategical action.”
The study of security and strategic studies at the bachelor level enables students to identify and to understand the main problems and topics of contemporary approaches to security and strategy. In the course of the study, the main fields of interest of the discipline are introduced, history of military and internal security are clarified, and most importantly, the current security threats and risks, as well as analysis of various political approaches to their solutions are introduced. The methodological part of the study contributes significantly to students’ and graduates’ ability to study, clarify and manage security challenges of today’s world. An important cross-cutting part of the study is education in the field of work with information sources, work with information from security environment, and elaboration of written outputs within the discipline.
At the bachelor level, it is possible to choose an optional course BSS 184 Security internship. Within this course students can undergo an internship in a security-oriented institution.
Graduates of the Security and Strategic Studies will have a wide range of job possibilities in security services (army, police, intelligence), at all levels of public administration (e.g. as experts on security in regional institutions, ministries etc.), in security consulting (as expert political advisors in the field of security), in economic sector (as security experts in companies which need security-political analyses due to the nature of their trade or due to the regions in which they operate), in humanitarian non-governmental organizations (as security experts of organizations operating in risk regions, or those focusing on solution of security threats), in media sphere (as security experts in various type of media) ets. The course of the study is conceptualized in a way required by the Common minimum for the needs of education of experts on security, as approved by the Resolution No. 32 of the National Security Council from 3rd July 2007.
In this type of studies, the students focus on the main degree programme (120 credits) supplemented with another, minor, programme (60 credits). The student enrols in the degree programme in which he/she majors. Both the programmes are stated in the university diploma. You will find possible combinations on the websites of individual degree programmes. An exception is programmes preparing students for teaching professions, where both fields of study are equal and the thesis may be written in any of them.
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Education
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Informatics
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Social Studies
Graduates of the bachelor study program can (after meeting the requirements of admission) continue in a follow-up master degree in the Security and Strategic Studies at the Faculty of Social Studies.
|Provided by||Faculty of Social Studies|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||3 years|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
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Mgr. Jakub Drmola, Ph.D.