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International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies

Dublin City University

24 months
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14700 EUR/year
7700 EUR/year
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About

The International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) is a 24 month Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) developed by a consortium of three European universities –University of Glasgow (UK), Dublin City University (Ireland), and Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic).

Overview

Students on this International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies at Dublin City University will examine a broad range of contemporary security challenges, such as terrorism, civil war and conflict, mass migration, energy supply security, cyber security and new technologies, and transnational and serious organised crime. Students will also explore the intelligence and strategic approaches used by governmental and non-governmental actors to combat these threats.

The degree adopts a unique approach to the study of security by combining theoretical, applied and empirical knowledge and skill sets. Students will have the opportunity to meet with and work alongside a range of academics and researchers from international partner universities and think tanks from around the world, as well as practitioner experts from governmental and industry security and defence sectors.

Students will examine a broad range of contemporary security challenges, such as terrorism, civil war and intra-state conflict, mass migration, energy security, cyber security, and transnational crime. Students will also explore the intelligence and strategic approaches used by governmental and non-governmental actors to combat these threats. The degree adopts a unique approach to the study of security by combining theoretical, applied and empirical knowledge and skill sets. Students will have the opportunity to meet with and work alongside a range of academics and researchers from international partner universities and think tanks from around the world, as well as practitioner experts from governmental and industry security and defence sectors.

Careers

The programme will provide students with the training and knowledge to move into national/ international government/ civil service, NGOs, private security sector, media, armed forces, business related activities (i.e. risk analysis) or academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International security & strategic thought  (UofG)

  • Intelligence analysis & policy making  (UofG)

  • European & international security strategies (UofG)

  • Intelligence & security analysis: theory & practice (DCU)

  • Political terrorism (DCU)

  • Conflict, security & peacebuilding (DCU)

  • Politics of the Middle East & North Africa (DCU)

  • Arms control & disarmament (Charles)

  • Economic warfare (Charles)

  • Radicalisation & deradicalisation (Charles)

  • Cyber security (Charles)

  • Space security (Charles)

  • Ethics & violence (Charles)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

120 ECTS

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
92

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

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

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /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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