University of Sheffield

Department of Politics

MA Global Security


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters in Global Security

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Masters in Global Security aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the contemporary issues surrounding security, terrorism and international relations, from both a theoretical and empirical perspective.

The programme aims to build upon and to further develop an understanding of the theory and practice of global security, offering students the opportunity of further studies in a wider range of subject areas and in greater depth.

It will develop your understanding of a variety of fundamental questions concerning global security and terror including:

?what does global security mean and whose security are we talking about?

?what are the key features of global terror and counter-terrorism?

?which issues should be considered global security issues?

?what role does global security play in contemporary political life?

and how - in both practical and philosophical terms- can global security be achieved?


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6 in essay writing) or TOEFL 600 (with a minimum of 4.5 in written English) or TOEFL computer-based minimum of 250 or TOEFL internet-based minimum of 90-91 or Pearson Test of English - Academic, 61 overall (with 61 in writing.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 10820 USD

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