Global Security (MSc)Universidad de Glasgow
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- Glasgow (Escocia)
Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. English language If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
- You will take a study visit to Brussels which offers the chance to experience security and political institutions like NATO and the European Commission and meet key security personnel.
- The programme will also include a series of master classes from high profile professionals and academics working in the field of security.
- You can combine a broad spectrum of subject areas into your degree, including politics, sociology, Central & East European studies, war studies, archaeology, computing science, geography, law, business and education.
- You will develop your knowledge of the security challenges impacting our rapidly changing social and political environment at a local, national and global level. These range from terrorism and cyber warfare to disease, migration and climate change. They also recognise that 'frozen' or 'forgotten' conflicts, often linked to failed-states and issues of identity and nationalism, have continued to impact the lives of millions of people around the world.
- You will have the opportunity to take part in policy development exercises: working with government officials and policy-makers to simulate the process of responding to major international security crises.
- MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
- International security and global politics
- Thematic issues in global security
- Comparative approaches to warfare and violent conflict
- Either: Qualitative research methods OR Social sciences statistics
Optional coursesYou will supplement the core elements of the programme with a range of elective classes chosen from a broad list of optional courses.
Career prospectsYou can move into careers such as working with governmental and non-governmental organisations, business and international/transnational organisations.