Master of Intelligence Analysis Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Intelligence Analysis
Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis
Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis GradCertIntelAnlys

Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis GradDipIntelAnlys

Master of Intelligence Analysis MIntelAnlys

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis (1313CR)

Online - Manly

Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis (1613CR)

Online - Manly

Master of Intelligence Analysis (2720IA)

Online - Manly

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Intelligence Analysis

Full-time: 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Intelligence Analysis

This course is designed to assist existing intelligence practitioners, and those hoping to access this field. As such students who are already working in as an intelligence analyst/practitioner, as well as those who hope to enter the profession, may be admitted (on a case by case basis) to the course.  Applicants will normally have an undergraduate degree and relevant intelligence and analysis professional experience.

Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis

Applicants must have completed requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis.

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis need to satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  1. Be working as an intelligence practitioner in a law enforcement, national security, regulatory, or commercial agency.
  2. Demonstrate professional experience in one or more intelligence practitioner contexts (strategic, operational, or tactical intelligence).
  3. Have completed a relevant CSU intelligence short course, or an industry based course recognised by CSU.
  4. Hold an undergraduate or post-graduate qualification in criminology, justice, or security studies.
  5. Satisfy the Course Director of other skills or professional qualifications that would make the candidate eligible for entrance into the course.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Intelligence Analysis

The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security is regularly liaising with a number of law enforcement and other agencies to assess credit packages based on internal industry courses that allow articulation into the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Master of Intelligence Analysis. These credit and articulation arrangements are progressively being established and details of finalised packages are made available on the CSU Credit Pathway Management system (CPM) as they are finalised.

Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis

The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security is regularly liaising with a number of law enforcement and other agencies to assess credit packages based on internal industry courses that allow articulation into the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Master of Intelligence Analysis. These credit and articulation arrangements are progressively being established and details of finalised packages are made available on the CSU Credit Pathway Management system (CPM) as they are finalised.

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security is regularly liaising with a number of other law enforcement agencies to assess credit packages based on internal industry courses that allow articulation into the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Master of Intelligence Analysis. These credit and articulation arrangements are progressively being established and details of finalised packages are made available on the CSU Credit Pathway Management system (CPM) as they are finalised.

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Intelligence Analysis

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of an articulated set of courses containing a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Masters as follows:

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis.

  • JST450 Introduction to Intelligence, and,
  • JST428 Operational Intelligence, and,
  • JST495 Intelligence and Analytics, and,
  • One eight (8) point elective from any of the postgraduate subjects offered by AGSPS.


Graduate Diploma of Intelligence Analysis.

In addition to the subjects above:

  • JST452 Intelligence Managements, and,
  • JST493 National Security and Intelligence Issues (16pts), and,
  • One eight (8) point elective from any of the postgraduate subjects offered by AGSPS.

OR

  • JST452 Intelligence Management (8pts), and,
  • Twenty four (24) points of electives from any of the postgraduate subjects offered by AGSPS.


Admission to Master of Intelligence Analysis.

Students who have satisfactorily completed the Graduate Diploma requirements are eligible to apply for admission to the Master of Intelligence Analysis. Upon admission to the Master degree course, students are awarded credit for the Graduate Diploma and upon successful completion of the requirements for the Master degree course (a further 32 points), students graduate with the award Master of Intelligence Analysis.

There are THREE pathways within the Master degree course.

Option 1
Pure research stream

  • JST530 Research Methodology and Dissertation (16 points), and,
  • JST531 Dissertation (16 points).

OR

Option 2
Work place research project stream

  • EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points), and,
  • EMG506 Literature Review (16 points).

OR

Option 3
Coursework stream

  • JST539 Counterintelligence, and,
  • JST540 Independent Knowledge Integration: Theory and Professional Practice, and,
  • Elective subjects (16 points).



Enrolment Pattern

Graduate Certificate (Intelligence Analysis)

Session 1

JST450 Introduction to Intelligence
JST428 Operational Intelligence

Session 2

JST495 Intelligence and Analytics
One eight (8) point elective from any of the postgraduate subjects offered by AGSPS..

Graduate Diploma (Intelligence Analysis)

There is no set enrolment pattern for the graduate diploma, as the pattern is dependent on whether the student selects JST493 (a 16 pt subject over 2 sessions), plus elective postgraduate subjects offered by AGSPS, or select JST452 plus elective postgraduate subjects offered by AGSPS.

Master of Intelligence Analysis

Students who have satisfactorily completed the Graduate Diploma requirements are eligible to apply for admission to the Master of Intelligence Analysis. Upon admission to the Master degree course, students are awarded credit for the Graduate Diploma and upon successful completion of the requirements for the Master degree course (a further 32 points), graduation point is reached.

There are three pathways to the Master degree course.

Option 1
Research stream

Session 1

JST530 Research Methodology and Dissertation (16 points)

Session 2

JST531 Dissertation (16 points)

OR

Option 2
Work place research project stream

Session One and Two.

EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points), and,

EMG506 Literature Review (16 points).

OR

Option 3
Coursework stream

There is no set enrolment pattern in this stream as enrolment is dependent on session of entry and the student choice of order of study of the two core subjects and sixteen points of electives.

JST539 Counterintelligence, and,

JST540 Independent Knowledge Integration: Theory and Professional Practice, and,

Elective subjects (16 points)

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

JST530 Research Methodology and Dissertation Proposal

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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