Taught course

Development and Security

Institution
University of Bristol · Department of Politics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent). Degrees from all disciplines are considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This innovative programme explores the link and tensions between development and security concerns in theory and practice. Specifically, it builds on the unique combination of expertise and experience in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies to:

  • examine the nature of violent conflict in the world today and the international community's response to it;
  • locate this analysis in a comprehensive theoretical understanding of wider development and security studies debates and controversies, particularly in relation to evolving patterns of global governance;
  • explore these issues and dilemmas through contemporary, empirical case studies.

Information for international students

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time: £7,400; Part-time: £3,700
International students
£15,700

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation50 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Senior Admissions Administrator
Email
spais-mscenquiries@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 331 7577