University of Westminster
International Relations and Security
This course provides students with a detailed understanding of the nature of the contemporary security agenda, its origins, theoretical foundations and future trajectory. Students examine the theories of international security and those key security issues that have dominated security discourse in the post-Cold War era. Students also develop their analytical skills in order to facilitate understanding of the seminal contemporary security issues in a broader theoretical and historical framework.
A good Honours degree (2.1 or above) equivalent qualifications from overseas are welcome. Applications from mature candidates are welcomed. Candidates whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes for students who need to improve their English before starting the course.
Contemporary controversies in international security (intervention terrorism and self-defence); dissertation and research methods; theories of international security; plus optional modules; controversies in United States foreign policies and processes; democracy and Islam; democratic politics (key debates and issues); development theories, policies and practices; European immigration policy in international perspectives; global change (toward a new non-western order); globalisation, democratisation and post-authoritarian transition; governance of the European Union; international relations: beyond international relations; international relations: theoretical perspectives; international state building (exporting democracy); Islam and politics in the Middle East; policy, governance and democracy (international perspectives); politics, public life and the media; postcolonial international relations (theories and concepts); the European Union as an international actor; the state, politics and violence.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time day||£ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time day||£ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time day/evening||£ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time day/evening||£ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Regent Street||Westminster||W1B 2UW||South East|
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