Swansea University

Swansea University

International Security and Development

This course introduces students to issues and debates within international security. This includes coverage of both �traditional� security issues such as war and conflict and �non-traditional� issues such as economic security, environmental security, health, identity and migration. Issues of security, violence and conflict have become central to international politics and to development policy and discourse. In order to comprehend the modern world, a full appreciation of the realities of conflict and violence, has become essential.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2.2 in a related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Violence, conflict and development; critical security; international security in the Asia Pacific; civil society and international development; approaches to political theory; war, identity and society; governance: from state formation to global governance; war in space; state of Africa; human rights and humanitarian intervention; women and politics.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,350 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 606752