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MSc International Security
There is a growing number of new threats in international security, ranging from civil war, terrorism and transnational crime to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
This programme provides students with a theoretical and empirical understanding of the international security environment of the post-Cold War era, including the origins of conflicts and peace, the emergence of new security threats and the many different agencies involved in conflict prevention, peacekeeping and peacemaking today.
The MSc aims to be empirically relevant by teaching students how to apply theoretical concepts to contemporary conflicts and current affairs.
The MSc programme comprises six 12-week taught units and six assessed essays, followed by a dissertation.
You will choose no more than three optional units from the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS). Units can vary from year to year but may include:
Independent study for dissertation.
Out State Tuition (per year): 15,700 GBP
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City