Strategic Studies (Research Training)
This innovative programme is designed to facilitate the development of a critical awareness of the state of theory and practice in the field of strategic studies and an in-depth understanding of the contemporary use of force in international relations.
Honours degree (minimum 2.2 with minimum final average 56.5%) or equivalent (e.g. for US students, a Grade Point Average of 2.93); others considered indivudually normally through interview; plus evidence of suitability to study the course; references may be required; and where applicable IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 93 (internet-based).
Core modules: thoughts of war: strategic theory and thinkers; contemporary strategic problems; 2 options from range; plus dissertation.
Assessment is through a combination of examinations, project work, short reports, essays and dissertation. It may, depending on the modules chosen, include seminar presentations, review essays and literature searches.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,700 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,700 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,700 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,350 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,125 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
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