Research course

Strategy and Security

Institution
University of Exeter · College of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

Learn more via the entry requirements page.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our research degrees provide opportunities to study with leading academics and practitioners who are specialists in strategy and security.

The Strategy and Security Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre established by the University of Exeter to directly address the strategic deficit of a world beset by instability and insecurity.

Building on a critical mass of expertise within the University and a cohort of strategic partners from other organisations, the Institute carries out research, consultancy and teaching in the field of global security and strategy, particularly relating to how individuals and organisations of all kinds deal with conflict, unrest, and crisis under intense pressure.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in the writing component and all other sections no less than 6.0.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 100 with minimum scores of 25 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

65 with no less than 58 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,400 (full-time) £2,200 (part-time)
International students
£16,400 (full-time)

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24-36 months
part time
48-60 months

PhD

part time
72-84 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Admissions
Email
ssis-researchadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 1392 724490