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Program snapshot

Top 6 reasons to study Security Studies at Dalhousie:

  1. Gain a deeper understanding of issues like piracy, terrorism, war, environmental conflict and migration.
  2. Study topics that are exciting and relevant to current social and political developments.
  3. Explore the links between security at the national and international level.
  4. Learn how society, history and philosophy shape security policy.
  5. Enjoy the flexibility of an interdisciplinary program and choose from courses that focus on a variety of security issues, geographic areas, time periods and theories.
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills required for careers in government, the military, the defence industry, international organizations, social work and law enforcement.

What will I learn?

Security Studies WWIL CTA

In the Security Studies minor program, you'll develop a strong understanding of security issues like crime, revolution, nationalism, fear, racism, extremism and migration.

    What can I do?

    Security Studies WCID-1

    Students in our program gain the knowledge and skills needed to pursue careers in government, the military, the defence industry, NGOs, social work, think-tanks and law enforcement.