University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

International Relations, Security and Law

The course introduces and familiarises students with contemporary issues relating to the course topics, examining them through legal and political viewpoints. It reflects contemporary policies by taking a broad view of 'security', rather than simply focusing on traditional areas of concern.

Entry requirements

1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in social sciences/law subjects or substantial professional experience.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: contemporary security challenges and response; principles of research design or legal research methods and skills; legal research skills; dissertation. Electives: Contemporary international relations; comparative public policy; climate change and international law; European human rights law; international human rights law; quantitative methods 1; terrorism and the law; human rights law in comparative perspective; human rights protection in the UK; privacy, crime and security; qualitative methods; contesting global governance; international institutions and regimes.

Assessment methods

Assessment is conducted with a mixture of presentations, written assignments and exams that vary module by module.

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