University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham

Security and Intelligence Studies

This programme aims to deliver an understanding of the contemporary security and intelligence environment in western democracies, with a focus on the UK. Emphasis is placed on relating academic and historical analyses to contemporary problems and policy questions especially in the UK but also to western states in general.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class Honours degree or appropriate professional experience in the subject area; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 or above in each component).

Course modules

Modules include: case studies in intelligence success and failure; current threats: external and internal; dissertation; intelligence and international security since 1939; intelligence tradecraft and machinery; simulation exercise; terrorism and counter-terrorism: practice and policy.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written assessment and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,320 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,860 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,320 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,320 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,320 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
The University of Buckingham Buckingham MK18 1EG South East

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