University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham

Security, Intelligence and Diplomacy

This course aims to help to prepare graduates for careers in foreign and other ministries, international organisations, international journalism and global civil society organisations or for further research. The modules are taught intensively in lectures, seminars and small group tutorials. They assume little prior knowledge but rapidly bring students to an advanced level of understanding.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class Honours degree, or relevant experience;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; commercial diplomacy; diplomacy; dissertation; foreign policy analysis; intelligence and international security since 1939; intelligence tradecraft and machinery; international law and diplomacy.

Assessment methods

Assessment will take the form of written assignments and examinations and an individually supervised 12,500-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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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