Introduction to International Security - ACSC-INS

Joint Services Command and Staff College
Command
5 days - residential

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Practitioner

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About this course

You will gain a greater appreciation of the conceptual understanding of international security, as well as an understanding of the range of different security situations that exist.

Applications timelines for the various categories are as follows:
  • MOD civil servants and other government departments, no later than 3 weeks before the start of the course
  • foreign military and civil servant expressions of interest need to be declared by 30 June 2017
  • industry partners and non government organisations no later than 25 August 2017
MOD civil servant application forms will need to be supported by completion of the line management approval section before a place on the course can be allocated.

What you will learn

The course examines the following:
  • the factors and actors that affect global politics today
  • the different approaches and perspectives on security
  • how perspectives on security affect the resolution of problems and challenges within global politics (a case study approach)

How will this course help my career?

Providing a valuable insight for civil servant B2/C1s or personnel at that equivalent level of management; within the context of Defence’s contribution to understanding international security and perspectives in an operational level, this unique study opportunity explores the current perceptions at time of delivery on the security situation associated with global and regional security both in the UK and overseas perspective.

Working alongside military and civilian personnel studying full time on the Advanced Command Staff Course will allow interaction and contribution within a professional and unique learning environment.

Security and restrictions

Civil servants and OGD grade: B2/G7  C1/SEO, or industry equivalent. 

Overseas military or civil servants required a good standard of fluency in written and spoken English (NATO SLP 3333) and be comfortable with learning in English at post-graduate level.

Before you attend

Pre-reading material will be identified and is essential to personnel achieving good learning outcomes from attendance on the course.

You will be enrolled on the course Virtual Learning Environment to support engagement in the learning process.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Other government departments (OGDs)
Serving UK military and TA personnel will be nominated by their respective career management grouping desk officers for attendance on this course.

How will I learn?

Blended Learning, Classroom

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