2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant social science or humanities subject.
International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Months of entry
The traditional military threats which defined global security matters for the best part of the 20th century have been quickly replaced by new and re-emerging security challenges. This programme offers you the opportunity to examine many of these contemporary threats.
- You will develop your knowledge of the security challenges impacting our rapidly changing social and political environment at a local, national and global level. These range from terrorism and cyber warfare to disease, migration and climate change.
- You can combine a broad spectrum of subject areas into your degree, including politics, sociology, Central & East European studies, war studies, archaeology, computing science, geography, law, business and education.
- You will have the opportunity to take part in policy development exercises: working with government officials and policy-makers to simulate the process of responding to major international security crises.
- The programme will also include a series of master classes from high profile professionals and academics working in the field of security.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
The traditional military threats which historically defined global security matters have been quickly replaced by new and security challenges. The Masters programmes in Global Security offer you the opportunity to examine many of these contemporary threats, and the strategic actions and policy developments designed to deal with them.
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