Intelligence Analysis (MIA)

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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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 management (SSDEC) sectors. The program provides a specialized, theoretical foundation and applied skills for a graduate to function successfully as an intelligence analyst.

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 management (SSDEC) sectors.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

By successfully completing the MSc in Intelligence Analysis (MIA) program,

a graduate has the following competencies:

 

 

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

 

  • Apply critical thinking skills to real world issues.

 

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

 

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

 

  • Devise open source research and collection management practices.

 

  • Facilitate and manage intelligence processes and practices.

 

  • Produce research in the intelligence

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

  • 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