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About

Discover how and why underlying issues such as poverty, environmental degradation, societal inequities and politics create the international framework in which security conflicts emerge with this MA International Relations: Global Security and Development programme is offered at University of Plymouth.

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Overview

Gain a sophisticated understanding of the dynamics that drive global politics, and the ability to use this knowledge in fields as diverse as diplomacy, journalism, finance, industry, public relations and risk analysis while studying this MA International Relations: Global Security and Development course at University of Plymouth .

Highlights

  • Gain a understanding of such topical issues as global politics, the rise of religious fundamentalism, human rights, world trade, poverty and climate change.
  • Take the opportunity to study the politics of several world regions – Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia – and critically debate their different perspectives.
  • Attain invaluable research skills – by studying this programme you will be able to conduct and present an extended piece of research.
  • Tailor your masters to match your career aspirations by choosing the subjects that most interest you from a range of elective modules.
  • Become part of a lively research community with the opportunity for interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration. Several of our students have gone on to work as research assistants.

Careers with this subject:

Career destinations include the UK Civil Service/Department of International Development; non-governmental organisations such as Social Development Direct, Refugee Services and Latitude Global Volunteering, the armed forces and other public-sector and private sector employers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • MA Dissertation in Global Security and Development 
  • Research, Professional Skills and Methodology 
  • Strategy and Security Studies 
  • International Trade Policy and Politics

  • Sub-Saharan Africa in the Global Political Economy

  • International Relations in the Middle East: A Critical Approach

  • International Relations in Practice

  • America and the United Nations 1945 to the present

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most of our taught programmes begin in September. Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

UK/EU

  • You should have a second-class honours degree or equivalent, or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Please view the country specific pages for further information regarding the equivalency of your degree. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability, for example by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent. 
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part time (Home) £450 fee per 10 credits.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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