University of Reading

University of Reading

Strategic Studies

* Discover the origins and evolution of key strategic concepts * Familiarise yourself with examples of their application, and the problems and possibilities these pose * Apply the conceptual frameworks acquired to the analysis of particular security issues * Suitable for graduates with a background in any humanities subject, most social sciences subjects, or law **Politics and International Relations at Reading** Study with academics who have personal experience of public policy, government departments and international organisations, or of working as advisers to government. You will benefit from the high level of our research, which has been recognised worldwide by visiting professorships at leading universities. We were ranked within the top 10 in the UK for research intensity in the latest national assessment.[1] Our research is cited regularly as well as translated into other languages. Seminars are taught in small groups, giving you maximum exposure to leading scholars. Leading practitioners contribute to the programmes as guest speakers. We also have close relationships with other departments with converging interests in international relations, strategic studies, wars and their origins, public policy, and the resolution of conflicts. [1] Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

Course modules

* Strategic Theorists * Strategic Practice * Key Concepts of Strategy * Origins and Causes of War * The Political Economy of Civil War * Dissertation

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Mixed mode September 2018 - 6 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

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

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