Taught course

Diplomacy and Security Studies

University of Stirling · Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements


Months of entry


Course content

This Univeristy of Stirling MSc delivered in partnership with the London Academy of Diplomacy (LAD) aims to develop:
•in depth knowledge of the role of military and non-military security in policy and diplomacy
•the ability to analyse the changing influence of society and technology on intelligence
•the skills of intelligence evaluation
•the ability to balance the need for secrecy and the moral and ethical dimensions of intelligence work
•the understanding of conflict management in peacekeeping
At the London Academy of Diplomacy you will have the unique opportunity to meet and engage with a wide range of international professionals from the world of diplomacy, security and business. You will benefit from friendly and open discussions with our academic staff, and will also have the opportunity to interact with and learn from leading practitioners in the diplomatic field through our weekly Diplomatic Forum, where you will participate in simulations and project work, recreating real life diplomatic situations in which you will play a part. Throughout your programme there are opportunities to visit leading European institutions in diplomacy and business, and we offer a number of internships to support you in your work and help you to find employment on graduation. The London Academy of Diplomacy also offers Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Doctoral/PhD courses with its academic partners.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 7059 4400