Master's Degree in International Security in Barcelona in Spain

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Individuals who complete studies in international security have a variety of career options available to them. Some of the typical roles in international security include jobs like private investigator, counterterrorism analyst, immigration officer and foreign policy consultant.

Spain (Spanish: EspaƱa) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.

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Master's in International Security

Institut Barcelona D'Estudis Internacionals
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master's in International Security is an interdisciplinary programme intended to educate future professionals in the area of peace and war studies. Its aims are to provide students with a [+]

Master's in International SecurityThe Master's in International Security is an interdisciplinary programme intended to educate future professionals in the area of peace and war studies. Its aims are to provide students with a comprehensive set of analytical skills, robust training in research methods, and a deep understanding of international conflicts in the 21st century.The postgraduate programme in International Security combines theory and practice and provides students with both academic rigour and policy relevance. Over 45 modules in international studies are taught every year by leading academics and an international array of distinguished scholars. In addition, students have access to visiting academics, serving officials, government experts and practitioners who give regular public lectures and research seminars at IBEI.IBEI’s teaching model is organised around lectures, seminars and small tutorials. Modules are capped and candidates are expected to actively participate in the form of presentations, group work and assignment writing. In addition, students are assigned a personal tutor and their progress is monitored throughout the academic year. IBEI also develops transferable skills that students can apply in their future international careers.Target GroupThe advanced Master's in International Security programme, taught in English, is tailored for individuals considering a high level career in government, private industry or non-governmental international organisations, or those wishing to pursue an academic career. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in political sciences, international relations, economics or equivalent.The IBEI career development service facilitates the access of its graduates to internships and vacancies in both public and private organisations. Previous IBEI graduates have pursued careers in state and international institutions, as well as multinational companies, NGOs and third sector organisations.The Institute enjoys an unrivalled location in the heart of Barcelona, next to Las Ramblas, and within the historic quarter of El Raval. Students enjoy the proximity of academic, social and cultural opportunities as well as the facilities of the Barcelona university system and IBEI's sister institution, the think tank CIDOB. SyllabusThe course syllabus presents an innovative structure, stimulating continuous learning, with highly-qualified IBEI teaching staff as well as associate faculty from the three universities that jointly offer the degree, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, as well as to other major international academic institutions.The programme's syllabus (2012-2013) is made up of a combination of core subjects and a wide range of electives that reflect the students' individual interests, comprising at total of 60 ECTS. The Master’s in International Security includes three different types of courses and a final research project:... [-]