Massey University –  Centre for defence and Strategic Studies

The Centre for Defence and Security Studies offers New Zealand’s only specialist education in defence and security studies. ‘Our programmes give you real-world knowledge and experience that will make you highly employable’.

You can take programmes at undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate level. Study by distance or on campus in Palmerston North.

Professional Development Short Courses

Pacific Security Dynamics

An inaugural course was delivered in September 2017. This 4-day course focuses on policy-relevant strategic approaches to the study of comprehensive security and cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region, relevant to the interests of New Zealand and partner nations. Dates for next course in 2018 to be announced.  Click on the heading to access more information.