University of Bath
The MA in International Security (MAIS) provides our students with: a unique postgraduate experience designed to train graduates pursuing international careers in administration, diplomacy, policy formation and research; the opportunity to study in an internationally diverse postgraduate community; an enthusiastic and approachable teaching team who are internationally renowned experts in their research fields; a broad and in depth understanding of the new international security environment of the post Cold War era. The programme offers a distinctive focus on security issues, with academic expertise in both international security and European homeland security. Our students gain an insight into the interplay of international power, order and institutions.
A good undergraduate degree (1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. In addition, we will also take the following into account: extended and responsible experience in a relevant field in commerce, or industry, or in teaching, or in a government establishment, together with authorship of papers or other work of an acceptable academic standard, eg published translation.English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 62 with no less than 59 in any component. References: 2 references are required.
Core units: international security, theories and concepts; international security: the contemporary agenda; scopes and methods of politics and international relations; international relations Masters dissertation Optional units: International organisations in world politics; foreign policy making and analysis; international terrorism; international relations theories; European security; European foreign policy; national security of the UK: policy, strategy and practice; the politics of sustainability: environmental security and international relations; the politics of migration; organised crime in Europe: threats and challenges; memory culture: memory politics; multilevel governance and multi layered citizenship in Europe; Britain and Europe.
Assessment consists of a combination of coursework essays, class exercises, projects, oral presentations and examinations. We also place strong emphasis on developing presentation and discussion/communication skills which, in many units, is part of the assessed work.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Bath||Bath||BA2 7AY||South West|