Conflict and International Security


University of Reading    Department of Politics and International Relations

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner
Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a fascinating journey into the world of international security with our MA in International Security Studies. This flexible programme delves into current and vital issues in global security politics. You'll explore core modules in International Relations and International Security Studies, equipping you with essential research skills. What sets this programme apart is the option to tailor your learning experience by selecting modules in contemporary diplomacy, strategic studies, or international law. Our expert faculty will guide you in critically evaluating key international security issues. With a strong focus on practical teaching and assessment methods, including seminars and coursework, you'll develop in-depth research expertise and contribute new insights to the field. A good undergraduate degree is usually required, although relevant work experience will also be considered. Join us at the University of Reading and unlock your potential in the field of international security.

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Analyse contemporary issues of war, conflict and security in the context of politics within and between societies.

You’ll gain a grounding in the study of organised violence and an appreciation of the challenges faced by politicians and military personnel. Learn to think critically about a wide range of political ideas, institutions and events and how they relate to issues of security and conflict.

Our MA Conflict and International Security course is designed to build on a wide range of student backgrounds and experience.

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Hear and engage with a variety of perspectives and ideas on diverse topics within politics and international relations.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.2 level or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK. All of our programmes are appropriate for students from any discipline, although a social science, arts, business or humanities background would be of value. Relevant work experience may also be taken into account.

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).




Fees

New UK/Republic of Ireland students: £10,800

New international students: £22,350

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