12 months
15345 GBP/year
8280 GBP/year
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Our master’s degree in Intelligence and Security Studies from University of Salford will give you the skills you need to make a difference in this field.

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With a range of modules focused on how Britain has historically responded to threats to its internal security, this MA Intelligence and Security Studies degree from University of Salford will place these issues in their historical and cultural context, as well as introducing you to the conceptual tools needed for serious intellectual enquiry.


There’s never been a better, or more important, time to seek a career in intelligence or security services. From the armed forces to the police, the civil service to international organisations, an understanding and appreciation of the threats to security facing our country can help you put your role into context. Not to mention giving you the opportunity to add value to the important work you are doing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Secret State
  • Middle East and Terrorism
  • Security and Strategic Studies
  • Contemporary Security, Intelligence and Terrorism Studies
  • Intelligence and Conflict

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree in the social sciences or humanities is required, preferably in history, politics or international relations.
  • International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5, with no element below 5.5, is proof of this.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15345 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15345 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8280 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time: 

  • £1,380 for home and £2,557.5 for international per 30 credits

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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