You will receive an advanced introduction to the main approaches in the study of security. These approaches cover realism, securitization theory, feminist approaches, critical theory and poststructuralism.
The Extended MA (EMA) is a 240-credit postgraduate qualification that is equivalent to 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) and is thus a recognised Masters qualification throughout the European Union. The EMA is a standard UK MA plus an additional 60 credits (30 ECTS) and this additional coursework is undertaken in one semester at a partner institution overseas. The EMA is therefore not only an EU recognised postgraduate qualification it also adds a study abroad experience thus enhancing the qualification’s employability credentials.
Based on our energising Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay, we have the expertise and full range of modern facilities to ensure your learning is right up to the minute.
The Graduate Centre of the College of Arts and Humanities is designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard.
You will develop a depth of knowledge around international security and development, as well as excellent oral and writing skills.
Graduates of the International Security and Development (Extended) programme from Swansea University go on to careers in UN organisations, government and politics, humanitarian organisations, media and PR.
- Conceptual Issues In the Theory and Practice of Social Sciences
- Human rights, Humanitarian Intervention and Global Justice: Moral Problems International Politics.
- Critical Security Studies: Issues and Approaches in Contemporary Security
- Violence, Conflict and Development
- Approaches to International Relations
- The Policy Making Process
- Democracy and Constitutional Design
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInternational Development Political Science Terrorism & Security View 366 other Masters in International Development in United Kingdom
- The typical entry requirement is a degree in any background, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.
International12250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 24 months.
National5600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5600 GBP per year during 24 months.
- UK students: £ 2,800
- International students: £ 6,150
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