Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London

Security, Peace-Building and Diplomacy

This programme explores the link between national and global security and the role of peace-building in developing multi-layered communities and nations. This programme offers teaching and contact hours in the evenings and on Saturdays only.Students will benefit from specialised, systematic and in-depth study focused on the relationship between diplomacy and international security and peace-building. They will utilise appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with this work, while exploring the relationships between development and peace-building, civil-military relation, cyber security, global identity and security.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (reading, listening, writing and speaking) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Individual Project, dissertation, business plan or placement; diplomacy: policy, practice and procedures 1; diplomacy: policy, practice and procedures 2; emergency simulations; peace-building; international security; second subject module. Optional modules include: Economic global governance; the politics and practice of the European Union; economic diplomacy; diplomatic discourse; cultural projection and perception.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,150 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London Campus Hackney E15 2GP South East

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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01509 222496