Taught course

Diplomacy and International Security

Institution
University of Strathclyde · University of Strathclyde
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in social sciences/law subjects or substantial professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Diplomacy & International Security gives graduates from a range of academic backgrounds the opportunity to gain expertise in a vital area of international engagement. It will also appeal to professionals interested in moving into positions requiring a breadth of knowledge on diplomacy, history and security issues.

The practice of diplomacy is vital to international negotiations and this practice has distinguished and established lineage. Additionally security, broadly defined, includes areas such as terrorism, cyber security and climate change.

This Master’s programme offers a genuinely interdisciplinary experience. Drawing on the academic expertise in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, you will be able to select classes from History, the School of Government and Public Policy, and the Law School.

The Masters in Diplomacy & International Security has links with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Consular Missions in Edinburgh. Distinguished diplomatic and foreign policy practitioners will contribute to the programme and you will have the opportunity to visit the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
hass-pg-enquiries@strath.ac.uk