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Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies

University of Glasgow

24 months
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14700 GBP/year
7700 GBP/year
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About

The Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies programme from University of Glasgow brings together European and international partners to provide an integrated study programme engaging with theoretical, empirical and applied approaches to security, intelligence and strategy.

Overview

Why this programme

  • The University of Glasgow is the leading partner in the consortium of universities that have developed this joint masters programme. Other degree awarding partners include Charles University Prague (Czech Republic), Dublin City University (Ireland) and University of Trento (Italy).
  • Specialist master classes and webinars (online seminars) will be provided by practitioners and visiting academics.
  • The Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies programme from University of Glasgow will address a wide range of challenging intellectual questions, as well as the policy and ethical dilemmas that arise when state and non-state actors seek to resolve threats ranging from traditional interstate conflict to diverse contemporary issues such as terrorism, organised crime, and insecurity and vulnerability associated with technological and cyberspace advancements.
  • You will also gain experience of the methods and products (linked to intelligence gathering and analysis, diplomacy and strategic communications) used by states, as well as the international political and economic/business communities to advance their security.

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme are prepared to pursue careers in security-related posts in government offices and public administration, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, transnational business corporations and private security and risk analysis companies. Some might also like to pursue a doctorate and an academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • European and international security strategies
  • International security and strategic studies
  • Intelligence analysis & policy making
  • Language option: Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French OR Spanish
  • Conflict, security and peace-building
  • Conflict, human rights and natural resources

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in politics, international relations, history, area and cultural studies, law, sociology, criminology, human geography, computing science, language sciences, global studies, psychology, media studies and journalism, modern languages or business.
  • Other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants with a relevant work experience background in the fields of policing, security, intelligence and risk analysis will also be considered.
  • Academic backgrounds on the fields of engineering and computer science will be considered for Pathway A only.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 24 months.

UK/EU 

  • Full-time fee: £7,700 per annum or €8,606 per annum
International
  • Full-time fee: £14,700 per annum or €16,430 per annum

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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