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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas



    Politics & Government

  • Start Date

    Any Month

  • Course Duration

    12 Months Full Time, 24 Months Part Time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees


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  • Last Updated

    29 March 2019

The programme gives you an opportunity to study theoretical or operational issues within international security in a contemporary context.

The programme is delivered online so you can fit it around your work and other commitments and you can start it at any time and finish either in 12 months or 24 months. Your supervisors assists you by modern communications methods. The programme does not provide you with conventional modules or courses. You are asked to write a comprehensive dissertation over 3 semesters which shows clear evidence of research capabilities, analysis and argument and outcomes of the research you conduct. The degree is an MSc though it is entirely research based and it allows you to research specific areas of interest to you. The teaching quality of this programme is rated as 'Excellent.'

You may be interested in studying for this degree if you have an existing position in the civil service or as a government official, or you want to progress your career within the civil service in your own country.

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Why study at Aberdeen?

  • You have access to experts within International Security, teaching quality is rated 'Excellent'
  • The School of Social Science is joint 6th in the UK

Where you study

  • Online
  • Full Time or Part Time
  • Any Month

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