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International Relations, Conflict and Security

Northumbria University

16 months
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16500 GBP/year
7950 GBP/year
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About

International Relations, Conflict and Security from Northumbria University will introduce you to the key concepts and theories necessary to understand the features of contemporary international relations, conflict studies and security issues. 

Overview

At International Relations, Conflict and Security from Northumbria University you will be given the opportunity to explore responses to such challenges within a dynamic framework of politics, law and ethics . You will learn to consider what is possible. In order to discuss the questions of what can be done, versus what ought to be done.

We will give focus to the relationship between international and national interests. The programme will allow you to understand conflict and security as a policy challenge. You will be able to recognise the increasing degree of interdependence between states, international organisations and non-state actors in governing this area of international relations.

Careers

The MA International Relations, Conflict and Security is designed to give you a firm grounding in theoretical and professional development.

You will graduate with a wide range of transferable skills that will enable you to work in a range of conflict and security analysis related contexts.

You will be particularly suited to careers as political/policy analysts, program/development officers, consultants, risk analysts, advocacy/outreach officers, and journalists, as well as to management positions in international organisations, NGOs, government, the development sector, media, academia, and the military/private security providers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Law and Global Justice
  • Contemporary Challenges in Conflict and Security 
  • Conflict and Security Governance 
  • Theorising International Relations, Conflict and Security 
  • Social Sciences Postgraduate Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students are advised to apply early to secure your place and organise any sponsorship or funding.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any subject, or equivalent.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 16 months.
  • National

    7950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 GBP per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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