Taught course

Diplomacy and International Security

Institution
University of Strathclyde
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in humanities, 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.

Diplomacy and International Security are among the most pressing issues facing the world today. This programme is distinctive as it offers students a historical understanding of contemporary issues and enables them to develop an in depth knowledge of diplomacy. The programme examines key international security concerns and gives students the opportunity to engage with issues of vital relevance in today’s world.

This Masters programme offers a genuinely multidisciplinary experience. Drawing on the academic expertise in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, you'll be able to select classes from History, the School of Government & Public Policy, and the Law School.

The course has links with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and the Consular Missions in Edinburgh. Students have the opportunity to engage with distinguished diplomatic and foreign policy practitioners who contribute to the programme.

The course was selected for the prestigious Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for 2021/22. This enables talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.

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