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International security is a multidisciplinary study of global security issues that can be applied in a variety of ways. Using data collection, historic understanding and cultural knowledge, students develop plans to identify, prevent or contain problems.

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5 Results in International Security, Europe

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This innovative course provides you with a framework for detailed investigation of international security and terrorism. ... [+]

Overview

This innovative course provides you with a framework for detailed investigation of international security and terrorism.

Security and safety have always been at the heart of the human condition. An understanding of security involves studying not only what makes us feel secure, but also what we regard as threatening.

In the current international environment, with the upsurge in international terrorism and conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, this course offers the opportunity for in-depth study and analysis.

Taught by international security and terrorism experts, this course will introduce you to some of the major schools of thought within the discipline, including realism, liberalism and critical theory.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Groningen

International Security, a track of the master International Relations, is aimed at issues of power politics and international order, peace and war, and strategy and diplo ... [+]

How do actors relate to each other and their natural environment in terms of threats and vulnerabilities? When and how is violence organized? How can possible conflicts be prevented or solved?

International Security, a track of the master International Relations, is aimed at issues of power politics and international order, peace and war, and strategy and diplomacy. Its main focus is the phenomenon of, and theoretical reflection on, 'violence' in its broader context.

Traditionally, attention for warfare and political violence, i.e. military security, has dominated the study of International Security. They still form the central issues. But especially after the Cold War other concerns occupy the agenda, such as environmental security (about climate change or industrial hazards), societal security (about group identities) and economic security (about welfare and development). These different types of concerns have their own meaning when studying the causes of violent conflict, its prevention and management, and conflict resolution and reconciliation.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
February 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Kaunas University of Technology

Being overwhelmed by many security issues in public policy, it is more important than ever to understand this dynamic process, to be able to assess emerging risks, threat ... [+]

Overview

Being overwhelmed by many security issues in public policy, it is more important than ever to understand this dynamic process, to be able to assess emerging risks, threats, and their management mechanisms. Successful experience in organising political study programmes has allowed the formation of an open and competent team of lecturers and scientists, the whose arranged programme provides students with the necessary analytical tools and prepares the experts for the 21st-century challenges.

Strong competencies in policy and security analysis

Graduates analyse contemporary public policy and security processes, evaluate them at national, European, international, and global levels; professionally identify public policy and security issues; present their solutions and predict the expected consequences; analyse the development and prospects of public policy and security processes.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
Keele University

Security matters. Its study demands the development of complex analytical skills, supported by cutting-edge research, as well as innovative and creative teaching techniqu ... [+]

The MA/MRes in Politics and International Relations in SPIRE is distinctive as it is one of the most diverse collections of Masters pathways in the UK. The programme offers the possibility of developing an individual specialism as well as learning about broader issues in the pathway, and in wider fields of Politics and International Relations. You will gain a thorough grounding in the philosophical and practical issues underpinning study and research in Politics and International Relations. You will study 3 compulsory core taught modules, 4 optional modules and a dissertation over 12 months.

Key benefits of studying for the MA/MRes in Politics and International Relations include; small class sizes, expert dissertation supervision on cutting-edge issues and debates, a dynamic academic community, strong student-staff relations and stimulating extra-curricular seminars and workshops. Staff and students regularly organise research events, which provide important opportunities for learning, networking and collegial debate on contemporary political and philosophical issues. For example, we host an annual Royal Institute of Philosophy lecture series, a bi-annual European Consortium on Political Research environmental politics PhD summer school, and in recent years have organised several ESRC-funded (Economic and Social Research Council) seminar series.... [-]

United Kingdom Keele
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Vesalius College

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students ... [+]

MA in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies (GPSSS)

A one-year intensive MA Program

Organised in cooperation with The Egmont Institute – Royal Institute of International Relations, The Belgian Royal Academy and the Institute for Economics and Peace

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students and professionals with comprehensive knowledge and policy-oriented skills at the intersection of peace, security and strategic studies. Designed, led and taught by an international network of leading international academics from top universities and think tanks as well as senior policy-makers from the United Nations, NATO and the European Union, this program enables students interested in an international career in government, international organizations, think tanks or NGOs to gain unique theoretical foundations, practical skill-sets, and high-level contacts.... [-]

Belgium Brussels
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus