Intelligence and Security Studies - MA/PGDip


Online University of Salford    School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology

Full time & Part time September MA, PGDip 1 year Full-time; 3 years Part-time
Politics & Government (30)

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Are you intrigued by intelligence and security-related issues? Our MA/PGDip in Intelligence and Security Studies could be the perfect programme for you. Delve into the history and cultural context of Britain's response to internal security threats and gain the conceptual tools needed for serious intellectual enquiry. This program, the longest-running non-governmental postgraduate course in the UK, offers modules that explore real-world events of international significance. Taught by recognized experts in the field, you'll develop the knowledge and transferable skills desired by employers in the intelligence and security sector. A good honours degree in social sciences or humanities is required, but experienced applicants will be considered. International students are also welcome, with proof of English proficiency required. Join us and make a difference in this vital field.

About the course

Intelligence and security-related issues have never been more prevalent. With terrorist attacks occurring more frequently throughout Europe, the US and the Middle East, governments are working harder than ever before to keep people safe. Sound interesting? Our master’s degree in intelligence and security studies will give you the skills you need to make a difference in this field.

With a range of modules focused on how Britain has historically responded to threats to its internal security, this MA Intelligence and Security Studies degree will place these issues in their historical and cultural context, as well as introducing you to the conceptual tools needed for serious intellectual enquiry.

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree in the social sciences or humanities is required, preferably in history, politics or international relations but appropriately experienced applicants will be considered for entry in line with the University’s APL procedure.

International students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5, with no element below 5.5, is proof of this.

We accept qualifications from all around the world.

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Scholarships

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be applying for the first year of full-time study on this programme, or another eligible postgraduate master’s programme in the 2021-22 academic year. You must hold an offer for an eligible programme, achieve at least a second-class degree and meet your offer conditions by the admission's deadline.

You may apply for this scholarship if you have already been awarded a different scholarship. However, in line with the University of Salford terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship - the one with the highest value.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study for the 2021-22 intake. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified in order to receive the funding.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be applying for the first year of full-time study on this, or another eligible master’s programme in our 2021-22 academic year.

You must hold an offer for an eligible programme, achieve a first-class degree and meet your offer conditions by the admission's deadline.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study for our 2021-22 intake. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified in order to receive the funding


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