For those with an interest in international relations and contemporary issues of international security
Designed to enhance research skills in the area of security studies
Preparation for a PhD, or for a research career in think tanks, government departments or non-governmental organisations
Flexible programme to suit your particular research interests
Specialist research dissertation
What will you study?
International relations theory (core module)
Terrorism in a globalising world
Introduction to qualitative research methods in politics and international relations
Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please see our modules disclaimer for more information.
What career can you have?
We provide lots of opportunities for you to develop transferable skills for your future career. Our graduates move on to a wide range of roles, including UK ambassadors, military officers, members of the SAS or intelligence analysts, bankers, political analysts, university lecturers, staff college lecturers, journalists, officials in international organisations or police officers.
Others have gone into industry, teaching, local government administration, charitable foundations or Parliament.