A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree.
Months of entry
The MLitt in Strategic Studies is a one year taught postgraduate programme run jointly by the Schools of International Relations and History, and is linked to the Institute for the Study of War and Strategy.
- The course is firmly grounded in a historical approach to the subject, both with a view to strategic theory as a subfield of intellectual history and political theory.
- The wide-ranging choice of optional modules enables students to tailor the programme’s taught elements to their individual requirements and interests.
The programme consists of four taught modules taken over two semesters and a 15,000-word dissertation in an area of your choice.
Modules are taught through a mixture of lectures, seminars and tutorials with average lecture sizes ranging from 20 to 30 students and tutorial sizes ranging from 1 to 15 students. Assessment methods include a combination of examination and coursework.
Every MLitt student is assigned a dissertation supervisor who will advise on the choice of subject and provide guidance throughout the research process.
The modules in this programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, teaching methods and assessment, please see the latest module catalogue which is for the 2017–2018 academic year; some elements may be subject to change for 2018 entry.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
- +44 (0)1334 46 1944