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Doctoral Degree

Doctoral degree studies are available to:

  • Candidates who have completed the master's degree studies or integrated studies and earned at least 300 ECTS credits with a GPA of at least 8 (eight) at the basic graduate and master's degree studies;
  • Candidates who have completed the master's degree studies and earned at least 300 ECTS credits and who have achieved the following academic results: at least three original academic papers published in journals of national importance or one paper published in an international magazine acknowledged by the Ministry of Science of The Republic of Serbia;
  • Candidates who have obtained an MA degree, if they do not register a doctoral degree thesis, in accordance with the article 128 of the Law on Higher Education;

This programme aims to provide contemporary knowledge in the field of security studies, a firmer grasp of theoretical and research possibilities and, therefore, an objective and critical examination of security phenomena and issues.

It should also develop academic skills and competences for theoretical and research work, concurrent with the development of and accomplishments in the field of security world-wide. These include:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the issues the science of security deals with
  • Conducting complex individual research activities and solving theoretical and practical problems in the field of security
  • Critical evaluation of the scope and results of research in the field of security

After the successful completion of this programme, the candidates are awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Security.

Doctoral Studies - Study Curriculum

 



TP


COURSES


Semester

N° of Classes


ECTS

Total

Per Week

1.

C

Modernity Studies - Security Aspects

I

45

3

5

2.

C

Contemporary Theoretic Approaches to Security Studies

I

45

3

4

3.

O

Optional module - Security

I

60

4

6

4.

O

Study Research

I

150

10

15

5.

O

Optional Module - Defense

II

60

4

6

6.

O

Optional Module - Human and Social Resources Management

II

60

4

6

7.

O

Optional Module - Civil Protection and Environment Protection

II

60

4

6

8.

C

Study Research

II

120

8

12

 

 

TOTAL:

 

600

40

60

2nd YEAR

1.

C

Special Optional Course

III

60

4

6

2.

C

Methodology of Research of Security Phenomena

III

60

4

6

3.

O

Study Research

III

180

12

18

4.

C

Preparation and Defense of the Doctoral Thesis Project

IV

300

20

30

 

 

TOTAL:

 

600

40

60

3rd YEAR

1.

C

Study Research and the Writing of the Doctoral Thesis

V & VI

600

40

60

 

 

TOTAL:

 

600

40

60

             TOTAL:

 

1800

120

180

MODULE'S OPTIONAL COURSES

1.

O

Studies in Security Policies and Strategies

I

60

4

6

2.

O

Communicational Aspects of Security

I

60

4

6

3.

O

Contemporary Systems of Collective Defense

II

60

4

6

4.

O

Geopolitical Aspects of National Defense

II

60

4

6

5.

O

Human Resources Management and Total Quality Management

II

60

4

6

6.

O

Education Management in the Field of Security

II

60

4

6

7.

O

Environmental Risk and Crisis Management

II

60

4

6

8.

O

Development, Conflicts and the Environment

II

60

4

6