Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies, Master | Dublin City University | Dublin, Ireland
12 months
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15000 EUR/year
7400 EUR/year
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About

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

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Overview

About this Degree

Students on this International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies  degree programme 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. 

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
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
63
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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
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
63
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree at the level of an Irish or UK Honours undergraduate degree (H2.2 or above) or equivalent, OR
  • Applicants with appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may also be considered. This includes discipline-specific knowledge and know-how; transferable skills; basic research competency; personal effectiveness.
  • International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7400 EUR per year during 12 months.

EU PT: 4,000 EUR

NON-EU PT: 7,000 EUR

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

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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