University of Aberdeen
The course aims to scrutinise salient, real-world security issues which challenge governments, armed services, international organisations, and business around the world.
Normally an upper 2nd Class Honours degree or recognised equivalent In international relations, politics, economics, law, geography, history, or cognate disciplines. For candidates who do not meet normal admission requirements, relevant professional experience may be taken into account, for example as in the case of past or present government or international organisation officials, and members of the UK or other armed forces.
In 1st semester there are 2 compulsory taught modules: Strategic theory; strategic intelligence. In 2nd semester, candidates may select 2 taught modules from a choice of 4: Global security issues; strategic nuclear doctrines; Latin America (security conditions and challenges); use of force in international law. Summer (June � September): Strategic studies dissertation (12,000�15,000 words).
Assessment is by a combination of essay work, class presentations, examination, and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees)||18 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 13,000 per Whole course (overseas fees)||18 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 13,000 per Whole course (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|