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Global Security and Development

University of Plymouth

24 months
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About

Position yourself as a thought leader in Global Security and Development in today’s challenging and rapidly-evolving field of International Relations (IR). This part-time, fully-online MA in IR will empower you with the skills, knowledge and global perspectives you need to excel as an IR professional.

Overview

Gain an in-depth understanding of the discourse and practices surrounding security and development issues in IR with an Global Security and Development program at University of Plymouth. 

This part-time, 100% online IR course will give you the expertise you need to effectively harness relevant research methodologies and techniques, as well as a global perspective, to inform policy-making processes.Designed to help you confidently meet the challenges of this ever-evolving and challenging field, this MA IR will equip you with the specialist skills, knowledge, and insights you need to pursue a meaningful, global career in IR.

Why this course?

  • Access valuable insights and ongoing support from leading academics and experts in the field of IR
  • Gain new global perspectives around the practice of security and developmental politics
  • Study a 100% online MA IR flexibly – anytime, anywhere – while you continue with your full-time job and other commitments
  • Fast-track your career in IR with an internationally-recognised MA IR that will empower you to realise your career goals sooner

Career opportunities

As a University of Plymouth MA IR graduate, you can look forward to embarking on a meaningful and rewarding career in the fast-growing field of IR.You’ll be qualified to work across a broad range of organisations globally, including:
  • NGOs
  • Development agencies
  • Governments
  • International organisations

Programme Structure

Course modules include:

  • Global Governance and World Order – Delve into the concepts of global governance and the foundations for the application of contemporary IR theories to questions around world order and global governance
  • Strategy and Security Studies – Analyse the security challenges of the 21st Century and examine how to identify the most important risks and threats
  • Economic Diplomacy and Development – Explore the international economic instruments used by states to promote their development and international position, as well as how trade policy and development aid work
  • Regional Geopolitics – Study IR in key global regions of strategic importance, such as the Middle East, Europe, and East Asia, and explore the internal political and geopolitical dynamics of these regions
  • MA Dissertation on Security and Development – Demonstrate your research skills 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for this MA IR from University of Plymouth, you should have:

  • An honours degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK-based university or the CNAA in Politics or IR
  • Professional experience in IR if you don’t have the above qualifications

Tuition Fee

Funding

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