University of Westminster, London

International Relations and Security (Taught) University of Westminster, London Degree level: Postgraduate Awarded by: University of Westminster

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Course summary

The question of security now dominates contemporary international politics. Issues such as the 'War on Terror', pre-emptive self-defence and humanitarian intervention constitute seminal international concerns that have implications for all states and all peoples.

This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature of the contemporary security agenda, its origins, theoretical foundations and future trajectory. You will examine the theories of international security and those key security issues that have dominated security discourse in the post-Cold War era. You will also develop your analytical skills in order to facilitate understanding of the seminal contemporary security issues in a broader theoretical and historical framework.

How to apply

International applicants

If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS overall score of 6.5, and a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening, 5.5 in Reading and 5.5 in Speaking or equivalent. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes if you need to improve your English before starting your course.


Entry requirements

You should have a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent in Social Sciences or Humanities; equivalent qualifications from overseas are welcome. Your application must be supported by a reference written on institutional notepaper by an academic familiar with your abilities. Applications from mature candidates are welcomed.

If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS overall score of 6.5, and a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening, 5.5 in Reading and 5.5 in Speaking or equivalent. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes if you need to improve your English before starting your course.


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