International Security, Master | Online | Staffordshire University | United Kingdom
13 months
7836 GBP/year
7836 GBP/year
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If you have a global perspective and would like to understand the complex security structures and processes operating in the world, this course is perfect for you. On this distance learning course, you’ll address and debate key issues associated with international security in a period of rapid change. Learn more with this master of International Security from Staffordshire University.


About this programme

The MA International Security introduces you to a range of security challenges as well as dynamics of cooperation in a globalised world. Delivered by our experienced team of academic experts, this course aims to equip students with the necessary analytical and methodological tools to address a variety of empirical, normative and theoretical questions on the nature of international security and the means of cooperation. Learn more with this master of International Security from Staffordshire University.

In this course, students will explore the changing logic of security since the end of the Cold War and engage with mainstream theoretical approaches of the discipline and newer conceptions of security.Students will also explore how interaction between international actors such as institutions and regimes produce cooperation and security governance across a range of diverse geographical areas.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MA International Security. If you complete a specific pathway route, your award title will reflect this.

Part-time study

Programme Structure


  • Counter-Terrorism In The Uk War On Terror
  • Dissertation In International Studies
  • Human Security
  • Intelligence In Policy And Practice
  • International Security
  • Researching Global Issues
  • Security Governance
  • Terrorism In Global Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The earlier you apply, the better. International applicants are encouraged to apply for courses at the beginning of the academic year.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree or above, or relevant professional experience.


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7836 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8490 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    7836 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8490 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.


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