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University of Salford

Intelligence and Security Studies

Intelligence and security are at the top of the political agenda and the availability of intelligence material makes it possible to place these issues within a historical context.

Entry requirements

A degree in the social sciences or humanities is required, grade 2.2 or above, preferably in history, politics or international relations. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Issues in intelligence; intelligence and conflict; dissertation. 2 optional modules from: security networks, intelligence and internal security; the secret state; digital criminal justice; international criminal justice; middle east and terrorism.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by 2 essays of 3,500 words (50 per cent each). In addition, MA students are required to submit a 14,000 word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,084 per Credit (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 20 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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