The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.
Months of entry
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Issues of security, violence and conflict have become central to international politics and to development policy and discourse. In order to comprehend the modern world, a full appreciation of the realities of conflict and violence, both theoretical and practice based, has become essential. Drawing on the Department’s expertise in the field of security, students are also provided with an advanced introduction to key approaches in the study of security including realism, securitization theory, feminist approaches, critical theory and poststructuralism.
Modules typically include:
- Violence, Conflict and Development
- Critical Security
- International Security in the Asia Pacific
- Civil Society and International Development
- Women and Politics
- Approaches to IR
- War, Identity and Society
- Governance: From State Formation to Global Governance
- War in Space
- State of Africa
- Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention
- Rights Based Approaches to Development
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- College of Arts and Humanities
- +44 (0)1792 606752