Taught course

Security Studies (Specialist)

Aberystwyth University · Department of International Politics

Entry requirements

A good 2nd class honours degree in a related discipline. Candidates with equivalent experience will be considered on a case by case basis, usually requiring an interview.

Months of entry


Course content

A new Masters degree that explores a range of traditional and critical approaches/perspectives to the study of security issues.

This masters is available as a pure taught MA and a Research Training Pathway. The Research Training elements of these programmes have been designed to equip you with a sophisticated understanding of different research methods as well as provide a broad range of transferable skills that they can apply in a variety of research contexts. In addition, these modules deliver IT skills, both for general career development and in an applied research context.

The department as a long established reputation of research and teaching in this area. contact us on pg-admissions@aber.ac.uk to find out more and apply

Information for international students

Please see www.aber.ac.uk/en//international for further information

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Secretary
01970 622708