This unique multidisciplinary programme examines questions of terrorism from International Relations, Sociology and Criminology perspectives. The programme explores phenomena of terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors, the implications of these for the security of individuals, societies, states and the international system, as well as the measures taken by states to deter terrorism and political violence.
About the School of Politics and International Relations
The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the most dynamic places to study Politics and International Relations. We combine high-quality teaching with cutting-edge research in a supportive environment that welcomes students from all over the world.
All lectures and seminars on postgraduate modules are informed by the latest research and scholarship, and are delivered by full-time academic staff who have internationally recognised expertise in their field.
The School of Politics and International Relations has a dedicated Employability, Internships, Placements and Alumni Manager who works with students to develop work-based placements in a range of organisations. Centrally, the Careers and Employability Service can help you plan for your future by providing one-to-one advice at any stage of your postgraduate studies.
Our graduates have gone on to careers in academia, local and national government and public relations.
We are currently ranked 6th in the UK for Graduate Prospects in The Guardian League Table 2017
International Scholarship for Taught Master's Student
The School of Politics and International Relations offers a limited number of scholarships to students who are liable to pay overseas student fees. The scholarships are open to all overseas applicants on MA taught programmes offered by the School at the Canterbury campus.Two types of scholarship are available. The first will reduce tuition fees for overseas students to £10,000 (an award of £4,670), we intend to make three awards of this scholarship. The second will offer a 10% reduction on overseas fees. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and the School will consider students with a 2.1 or above for an award.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and the School will consider students with a 2.1 or above for an award. Please refer to website for full eligibility criteria.
The closing date for applications is midday (1200 BST) Wednesday 31st May 2017. A decision will be taken as soon as possible after the closing date. Candidates who have not been contacted by 23rd June can assume that they have not been successful.Candidates must complete the Application Form which should be emailed to [email protected] along with a letter making a case for the award and a piece of previous coursework.