International Security and Risk (MSc)

University of Southampton

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About this courseDevelop the skills to tackle complex political challenges, such as cyber threats, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, on this MSc International Security and Risk degree at the University of Southampton. You’ll use advanced research on risk analysis and decision-making to understand and inform global security policy. You’ll graduate with the knowledge and practical skills to become a security specialist.This UK master’s course combines security studies, cyber security and ... READ MORE

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Full Time
1 year


Entry requirements

Students will need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject, such as: social sciences, economics and history.

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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Students from Other UK
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Students from Channel Islands
£22,136 per year
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£22,136 per year
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09 Feb 22

International Security and Risk (MSc)

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The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions nationally. The University of Southampton has seven campuses found in the cities of Southampton and Winchester, in addition to one in Malaysia. Each campus has its distinct academic focus, specialist equipment and scholarly community. Southampton is a research-focused university, with 92% of its research work and outputs being evaluated as “world leading” or “internationally excellent” in the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2021.

Where you'll study

University of Southampton

Highfield Southampton
SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: St Denys  0.6 miles away