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International Security MSc

University of Aberdeen · School of Social Science

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Months of entry

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Course content


A very topical and useful area of knowledge, you gain real understanding of theoretical or operational issues which challenge the international security of the modern world. You are able to study this subject online with regular contact by email or telephone to supervise your dissertation which runs over three terms. There are no courses for this programme you learn by reading and applying your knowledge to critical analysis within a field of concern.

The MSc International Security is a research programme delivered with expertise in a particular topic relevant to governments, international institutions and world business. You study topics relevant to governments, international institutions and world business. Teaching quality is rated as ‘Excellent’ in a friendly and intimate atmosphere.


Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • You can study entirely online and explore a topic of value to governments, insittutions and business worldwide with expert tutors in the School of Social Science.
  • The programme can be completed in either 12 months or 24 months to fit around your life.

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – Any Month
  • Delivery – Online
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

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