Taught course

International Relations and Security

University of Westminster, London · Politics and International Relations

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, namely a first class or upper second Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants holding or expecting to gain good first degrees in a subject unrelated to International Relations, Politics or a Social Science discipline may be required to complete the University's Summer School module in International Relations or an equivalent module approved by the course admission tutor in their home country. Applicants whose first language is not English will require an IELTS score of at least 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 600. Applications from mature candidates are welcomed.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Contemporary international politics is dominated by questions of security. War, terrorism and humanitarian intervention constitute major international concerns which have implications for all states and all peoples. This MA provides students with a detailed understanding of the nature of the contemporary security agenda, its origins, theoretical foundations and future trajectory.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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