Programme Information


This program is targeted to meet the professional needs of persons engaged in intelligence, security, police management, forensic and cyber-crime investigations. Courses will be delivered by highly qualified instructors and will be conducted in seminar-style, using problem-based teaching approaches.

Campuses: Main campus

Total programme credits: 42

Programme duration: 2 years

Programme delivery:

G.A.T.E status: Not GATE Approved


Bachelor’s degree with a B+ average or Upper Second Class honors or an equivalent GPA


  • NSIS521 Seminar in Security Studies 3
  • NSIS531 Seminar in Intelligence Studies 3
  • NSIS561 Research Methodology I 3
  • NSIS562 Research Methodology II 2
  • NSIS522 National and Regional Security 3
  • NSIS532 Intelligence Operations and Intelligence Organizations 3
  • NSIS541 Seminar in Terrorism and Political Violence 3
  • Seminar in Protecting Critical Infrastructure-Policies & Processes 3
  • NSIS571 Spanish Workshop I 1
  • NSIS671 Spanish Workshop II (Reading and Translation) 1
  • NSIS572 Distinguished Seminar I (Topics in National Security & Intelligence Studies) 1
  • NSIS672 Distinguished Seminar II (Topics in National Security & Intelligence Studies) 1
  • NSIS695 Master’s Thesis 6

National and International Security

  • NSIS623 International Security in a Changing World 3
  • NSIS624 National Security and Intelligence Challenges 3
  • NSIS625 Current Security Issues in the Caribbean 3

Intelligence Analysis and Management

  • NSIS633 Improving Intelligence Analysis through Critical Thinking 3
  • NSIS662 Structured Analytic Techniques and Case 3
  • NSIS663 Intelligence Analysis and National Security 3

Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies

  • NSIS642 Seminar in the History of Ancient and Modern Terrorism 3
  • NSIS643 Suicide and Religious Terrorism 3
  • NSIS644 Counterterrorism Strategies and Policy 3