International Security Studies at London Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study this course? An online degree focusing on practitioner experience, designed to help you establish a career in public, private or international organisations. You’ll explore possible solutions to fundamental global, regional and individual protection and safety issues facing the world today. Gain a detailed understanding of complex security issues such as the security challenges posed by climate change, the impact of the covid-19 pandemic and the threat of future pandemics, security in a digital age, transnational crime, terrorism, conflict resolution, religion, poverty, gender, migration, human rights and citizenship. More about this course Security studies is no longer solely related to war, weapons of mass destruction and the role of international institutions in maintaining peace and security. Legitimate concerns now include environmental problems, mass migration, terrorism, transnational organised crime, human trafficking, cyberconflict and climate change. These issues dominate the international, regional and state agendas. This International Security Studies MA is a platform to learn and discuss the many military and non-military problems that face us. It will provide you with a firm foundation to not only understand the structures that enhance or obstruct security, but it will open up career opportunities in a variety of fields.



Assessment method


Entry requirements

Students will be required to have a second class degree (2:2) from a UK university or international equivalent.

English language requirements

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements. If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

More information about our English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £835 Module
Northern Ireland £835 Module
Scotland £835 Module
Wales £835 Module
EU £835 Module
International £835 Module
Channel Islands £835 Module
Republic of Ireland £835 Module

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
International Security Studies at London Metropolitan University - UCAS