To prepare the next generation of Armed Forces officers to be competent, knowledgeable, professional, and resilient leaders capable of defending and protecting the UAE and its national interests.
The Defence and Security program includes highly specialised, multidisciplinary courses in military leadership, critical thinking, ethics, and joint warfighting. This world-class qualification is unique in the region and through a combination of lecture, discussion, simulation exercises and applied real-world scenarios, students learn team leadership, professional ethics, joint operations, and resilience of national security through the core principles of contemporary relevance, integration, cooperation, joint-force coordination, and interoperability. Graduates are joint-service military officers that will grow and mature together with their parent Services and national Defence Forces.
Have relevant technological skills, knowledge, and abilities for employment as a manager in the SSDEC sector.
Work, lead, and communicate effectively in a team to achieve common goals.
Apply standard, ethical practices, procedures, and technologies to collect information, identify threats, assess risk, and implement effective interagency solutions to build national resilience capacities.
Enhance cognition and critical thinking with advanced perception, memory, reasoning, decision-making, and language skills.
Expand knowledge and capabilities through continuing education, certification, or other lifelong learning opportunities.
Fulfil civic duties and responsibilities through local, national, or global service.
Explain key events and strategic theories that contributed to the historical evolution of military theory and practice.
Apply principles of effective, lawful, and ethical military leadership to case studies and scenarios relevant to contemporary military conflicts.
Evaluate major doctrinal and technological innovations that have influenced the force structure, doctrine, and tactics of modern military forces.
Assess a broad range of military, non-traditional, and national security challenges that affect the UAEs national interests.
Critique complex defence and security issues in written, verbal, and audio-visual mediums.