International security is a complex and rapidly evolving concern for many organisations, institutions and governments. From global climate emergency to the increased threats from terrorist groups, the risks these treats pose to many long-established security policies have led to a rapid development in the field of Security Studies.
Careers and employability
As a graduate of this International Relations and Security course from Nottingham Trent University, you'll have had the opportunity to reflect on the subject and transferable skills you have learnt while preparing coursework.
These include expertise in writing complex, yet concise, analytical pieces, develop and implement projects, diplomatic and negotiation skills, and the ability to present in-depth ideas with confidence. You'll also be encouraged to articulate these skills in relation to particular occupations that you may be interested in pursuing.
This course focuses on developing the following skills: analysis, communication, time-management, team-working, problem solving, and IT / modern technologies. Each module on this course is designed to engage students in developing these skills, which often form part of assessed assignments. Moreover, private sector businesses are increasingly looking for graduates with an understanding of policy making and implementation, institutions, and processes.
You may also seek an internship and / or a placement during the summer months, you will be assisted by the course team to help you find relevant roles.
- Approaches and Issues in International Security
- International Relations Theory
- Researching Political Issues
- Dissertation, Work-based Experience or Policy Lab
- Negotiating in International Contexts
- Political Economy of International Security
- Service Learning
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.
DisciplinesInternational Relations Terrorism & Security Cyber Security View 555 other Masters in International Relations in United Kingdom
- You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (normally 2.2 or above).
International15850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Nottingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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