University of Westminster

University of Westminster

International Relations and Security

Contemporary international politics is dominated by questions of security. War, terrorism and humanitarian intervention constitute major international concerns which have implications for all states and all peoples. This course provides students with a detailed understanding of the nature of the contemporary security agenda, its origins, theoretical foundations and future trajectory.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, namely a 1st Class or upper 2nd Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants holding or expecting to gain good first degrees in a subject unrelated to international relations, politics or a social science discipline may be required to complete the University's Summer School module in international relations or an equivalent module approved by the course admission tutor in their home country. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will require an IELTS score of at least 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 600. Applications from mature candidates are welcomed.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MA Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MA Part-time January 2017 - 24 months
MA Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2017 - 24 months
MA Full-time January 2018 - 12 months
MA Part-time January 2018 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent Street Westminster W1B 2UW South East

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