University of Westminster

Course Introduction

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 course provides students with a detailed understanding of the nature of the contemporary security agenda, its origins, theoretical foundations and future trajectory.

Course Additional Entry

A good Honours degree, namely a 1st Class or upper 2nd 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 1st 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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,250  Academic year. First year home fees