Intelligence Analysis (MIA)

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Gain skills to critically scrutinize unstructured and often ambiguous data within a variety of competitive, security, and criminal contexts, including organized crime, national security, safety, and terrorism.

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Course , Degree Programs

This Master of Science program prepares graduates for positions as intelligence analysts who are able to lead a team in the preparation of assessments based on the ethical collection, correlation, and analysis of information for the security, safety, defence, emergency and crisis (SSDEC) sectors. The program provides a specialized, theoretical foundation and applied skills for a graduate to function successfully as an intelligence analyst.

Entry Requirements

  • Recognized bachelor level qualification with a 3.0 minimum of a 4.0 CGPA, or equivalent
  • Minimum English language of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

Mission

The program prepares graduates for positions as intelligence analysts who are able to lead a team in the preparation of assessments based on the ethical collection, correlation, and analysis of information for the security, safety, defence, emergency and crisis (SSDEC) sectors.

Educational Aims

PEO1. Have sufficient technological skills, knowledge, and abilities for employment as an intelligence analyst.

PEO2. Effectively work, lead, and communicate in a team to achieve common goals.

PEO3. Utilize standard, ethical practices and procedures for collection, correlation, analysis, evaluation, and presentation of information.

PEO4. Expand knowledge and capabilities through continuing education or other lifelong learning opportunities.

PEO5. Fulfil civic duties and responsibilities through local, national, or global service

Outcomes

PLO1. Interpret the theory and history of the discipline of intelligence.

PLO2. Apply critical thinking skills to real world issues.

PLO3. Appraise collected data and information using a variety of analytic techniques and methodologies.

PLO4. Prepare analytic products in written, oral, visual, and/or multimedia formats.

PLO5. Devise open source research and collection management practices.

PLO6. Facilitate and manage intelligence processes and practices.

PLO7. Produce research in the intelligence field.

Plan

Part Time

Semester One

CodeTitle

Credits

Core/Elect

Pre/Coreq

MIA500Intelligence Theories and Applications

3

Core

None

MIA510Advanced Analytical Techniques

3

Core

MIA500

Semester Two

CodeTitle

Credits

Core/Elect

Pre/Coreq

MIA505Intelligence Writing

3

Core

None

MIA525Intelligence, Military and Warfare

3

Core

None

Semester Three

CodeTitle

Credits

Core/Elect

Pre/Coreq

MIA515Intelligence Management and Communications

3

Core

MIA505

MIAElective Course I

3

Elective

None

Semester Four

CodeTitle

Credits

Core/Elect

Pre/Coreq

MIA520Cyber Threat Analysis

3

Core

None

MIA580Research Methods in Intelligence

3

Core

None

Semester Five

CodeTitle

Credits

Core/Elect

Pre/Coreq

MIAElective Course II

3

Elective

None

MIA590Research Project

3

Core

MIA580

Semester Six

CodeTitle

Credits

Core/Elect

Pre/Coreq

MIAElective Course III

3

Elective

None

MIAElective Course IV

3

Elective

None

Elective Courses

  • MIA530 Grand Strategy Strategic Planning & Intelligence
  • MIA535 Comparative History of Intelligence
  • MIA540 Data Analytics for the Private Sector
  • MIA545 Contemporary Leadership in Intelligence
  • MIA550 Counterespionage Policy and Practice
  • MIA555 Nonproliferation Analysis
  • MIA560 Global Terrorism
  • MIA565 Managing Strategic Intelligence Analysis
  • MIA570 Intelligence and Business Strategy
  • MIA575 Financial Intelligence Analysis