University of Kent

School of Economics/School of Politics and International Relations

International Security and the Politics of Terror


Boulevard Louis Schmidt 2a

1040 Brussels

Brussels, Brussels H



32 (2) 641 1721

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PDip - International Security and the Politics of Terror, MA - International Security and the Politics of Terror

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the most dynamic places to study Politics and International Relations. We combine high-quality teaching with cutting-edge research in a supportive environment that welcomes students from all over the world. All lectures and seminars on postgraduate modules are informed by the latest research and scholarship, and are delivered by full-time academic staff who have internationally recognised expertise in their field. The School has grown significantly in the last few years and now has over 30 academic staff based at two locations, in Canterbury and Brussels. The School is cosmopolitan, with staff originating from eight different countries, and well over half of all postgraduate students come from outside the UK. This programme provides a good grounding in the study of, approaches to, and issues in, international security and the challenges of national security planning in the era of increased concerns about terror. It examines how state, non-state and supra-national actors behave and interact in managing or causing threats to international security and peace. It deals with issues such as the emerging synergy between national and international security and the use of non-military tools to combat terrorism and the infringement of civil liberties and problems of social cohesion in national security planning.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): 4950 GBP

Out State Tuition (per year): 12030 GBP

Classification: Unknown

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