University of Reading

University of Reading

International Relations (Strategic Studies)

This programme explores the theory and the historical and present practice of strategy. It provides an understanding of modern warfare and how military force can be used in pursuit of policy objectives.

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2.1 degree or above (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Modern strategy; strategic theory; practice of strategy in history; dissertation; plus options.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years
MA Part-time £ 6,930 per Academic year (overseas fees) 6 years
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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