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Intelligence Studies

This course gives you an introduction to the methods and analyses used in intelligence gathering. The course also deals with the relationship between new acquisition methods and threat actors in the cyber environment.

What does the course lead to?

After the course, you will have a better understanding of intelligence methodology, how the intelligence process is carried out, and what opportunities and problems affect it. You will also be able to analyse and critically relate to intelligence gathering based on aspects such as ethics and human rights.

Course structure

The course gives you an introduction to intelligence studies based on methods and analysis for collection. You will study the basic methods that are commonly used in strategic intelligence analysis (such as the intelligence cycle), as well as the possibilities and problems that these methods entail. The course also addresses new acquisition methods, especially in relation to the cyber environment, and how various threat actors use these methods to achieve their strategic goals.

The teaching consists of seminars, lectures and independent studies.

Level

Basic level

Credits

10

Starts

Autumn-21

Start week

Week 47

End week

Week 02

Requirements

English B and Social Studies A, alternatively English 6 and Social Studies 1b or Social Studies 1a1 + 1a2.

Form of teaching

Normal

Location

Stockholm

Language

English

Study pace

100%

Department

Department of Security, Strategy and Leadership

Type

Stand alone

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Published 2021-03-01 Updated 2021-06-30