Taught course

Geopolitics and Security

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Geography
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

UK 2:1 (Honours) or equivalent. Mature students with substantial and relevant work experience would be considered

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

Today's global community has brought with it unique and unforeseen challenges, from the threat of environmental catastrophe and resource shortages, to infrastructural and economic failure and global terror. Geopolitics and Security at Royal Holloway, University of London equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle these era-defining issues to mitigate the impact of potential crises and foster critical reflections on the strategies and techniques which seek to keep us secure..

This flexible Masters programme lets you select from a range of specialist courses to suit your own interests and career ambitions, choosing from options in both the Departments of Geography and Politics and International Relations. Graduates will gain a Masters degree in a discipline offering excellent employability prospects, while professionals seeking further academic training will learn transferable risk management skills ideal for further career development.
You'll join a vibrant research community and contribute to our renowned research culture with your own independent dissertation project.
You’ll benefit from networking and placement opportunities with leading organisations and institutions, enjoy exciting field working opportunities in the UK and abroad, and work with leading researchers and research groups such as our Politics, Development and Sustainability Group in Geography with established track record in grant awards (eg from the ESRC, AHRC, Leverhulme Trust, EPSRC, British Academy, British Council, Falkland Island Government and the EU Marie-Curie fund).
Study Geopolitics and Security at Royal Holloway and you’ll graduate with a range of transferable skills to take with you into the workplace or further study. Learn to reflect on some of the most profound challenges of our times in this exciting Masters programme.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and no subscore below 5.5

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Director of Graduate Studies
Email
geogpgadmin@royalholloway.ac.uk
Phone
01784 443563