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About

The postgraduate programme in Maritime Security (PG Cert, PG Dip, MA) at Coventry University is shaped by current research-active staff and real world events. Aimed to be delivered in a friendly and supportive learning environment, these highly interactive programmes provide you with the opportunity to understand and analyse current issues and should aim to develop your skills in response.

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Overview

The Maritime Security programmes is designed for individuals preparing to enter into or further a career in fields relating to Maritime Security (e.g. shipping, the security sector, law, insurance, development, international relations, diplomacy etc.).

Career prospects

The MA in Maritime Security (PG Cert, PG Dip, MA) at Coventry University  is a pioneering course that can offer an unparalleled opportunity to gain a deeper insight through both theoretical and practical perspectives of the present security challenges at sea. The course is currently taught by experts in the field of Maritime Security and is informed by their research. The programme is also evolving alongside these challenges and our teaching aims to reflect that.

The course seeks to create a learning community where ideas can discussed amongst academic staff, alumni, and current students, lasting well beyond the timespan of the academic programme itself.

These are the benefits that the MA in Maritime Security can offer you, and should thus enhance your career prospects in the following ways. If you are already a practitioner, you will be offered the opportunity to broaden your professional network, which should be useful to you in the workplace, whilst also gaining a formal accredited postgraduate qualification, which may be required for further progression in your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Peace, Conflict and Security in the 21st Century
  • Maritime Security in the 21st Century - Challenges and Responses
  • Privatisation of International Security

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PgCert: 60 credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications will be evaluated individually with admissions decisions made by CTPSR. Admission decisions are based on the entry criteria elaborated below and an evaluation of the required application documents. Ordinarily, the minimum entry criteria for each stage (PGCert, PGDip & MA) of the Maritime Security programme are as follows:
  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 or above degree (or equivalent international grade/qualification), from a recognised University, preferably in a social science subject (e.g. Sociology, Psychology, Security Studies, International Relations, Politics, Peace and Conflict Studies, Development Studies, etc.).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • £8,700 (MA)
  • £5,800 (PGDip)
  • £2,900 (PGCert)

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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