Master's Degree in International Security in Moscow in Russia

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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.

Russia (Russian: Россия) is by far the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. The former State Committee for Higher Education in Russia financed 240 universities, academies and institutes, making Russia a solid country to study in.

Moscow city is considered to have the most political influence in Russia. It home to some of the world’s billionaires. Moscow has over 11 million people and a vibrant economy. The city has 60 state universities and a majority of the student major in sciences.

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Master in International Security

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years

The academic program of this master focuses on the radical changes in international security issues in the 21st century: in the international environment (remodelling of the geopolitical system, new forms of crisis and conflict, controversial military interventions... [+]

Masters in International Security in Moscow in Russia. Master in International Security General objectives The academic program of this master focuses on the radical changes in international security issues in the 21st century: in the international environment (remodelling of the geopolitical system, new forms of crisis and conflict, controversial military interventions, international terrorism, nuclear proliferation, cyber warfare, etc.), conflict regions and the specific internal transformations in security and defence activities (specialization, institutional transformation, "judicialization", technological developments, etc. Main orientations and specific features This intensive two-year program is divided into three academic semesters and one semester outside the school spent in a professional internship or a study program in a partner university. Students follow the fundamentals common to all PSIA (Paris School of International Affairs) programs, with courses in global politics, international law and international economics, enabling them to acquire the fundamental concepts and tools to analyze the contemporary world. They also acquire basic management tools and expertise in quantitative methods. On top of fundamentals, students study 9 specialized courses (core courses) addressing the major themes of international security, choosing a particular approach taught to a very high level of expertise by academics and practitioners among the following fields: Security Use of Force Proliferation and Arms Control Workshop in Conflict Resolution Conflicts Post Conflict War and Law and International Justice Multilateral Security Students therefore choose two concentrations, each of which consists of four courses, including a mandatory regional concentration, to develop or expand their knowledge of a particular region in the world, within a multidisciplinary framework. The program enjoys close collaboration with French defense institutions, notably the Saint-Cyr-Coëtquidan military school and the French Navy Centre d'Etudes Supérieur, allowing students to familiarize themselves with the existing articulations between public and private decision making in the fields of defence and security. This collaboration also allows them to acquire the theoretical and technical knowledge related to these issues, along with an overall vision of the issues involved in defence, peace-keeping and international security. Career opportunities The International Security program is aimed at applicants with a well designed career plan. Previous work experience related to the field of international security is not a requirement, but it is certainly valued in the selection process. The majority of our international security graduates work in national administrations and governments, international organisations, non-governmental organizations as well as in private companies. The main sectors of employment include defence, intelligence gathering, advising on country risk, peace-keeping, conflict resolution and reconstruction of fragile and failing states. [-]

Master in International Affairs (Dual Degree with Stockholm School of Economics)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years

Sciences Po and SSE (Stockholm School of Economics), both APSIA -Association of Professional School of International Affairs- members, have come together to offer graduate students a cross-disciplinary dual degree... [+]

Master in International Affairs (Dual Degree with Stockholm School of Economics) Dual Degree - Stockholm School of Economics A high standard collaboration Sciences Po and SSE (Stockholm School of Economics), both APSIA -Association of Professional School of International Affairs- members, have come together to offer graduate students a cross-disciplinary dual degree, leading to a Master's degree from Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po and either the MSc in Economics, the MSc in Finance or the MSc in Business & Management from SSE, thus uniting their efforts in an area they both excel in. This specific 2-year framework is based on mutual recognition of existing curricula at each school. It offers a top-level education in the area of international affairs and economics to participating students, giving them the opportunity to develop a top-level career in diplomacy, international organizations or other areas of social engagement. Students enrol at both institutions and can thus benefit from a wider Alumni network. Programme of studies This programme involves one year of study at Sciences Po, focusing on International Affairs at PSIA (Paris School of International Affairs) and one year at SSE, studying Business administration, Finance and/or Economics. On completion of their studies, successful candidates will receive two master’s degrees, one from each institution. This Dual degree is a very demanding programme, with an intensive workload. The Dual Degree Sciences Po – SSE lasts two academic years. The first year will be spent at Sciences Po, focusing in International Affairs at PSIA (Paris School of International Affairs), in one of the 7 following Masters: International Security International Public Management International Economic Policy Environmental Policy International Development Human Rights and Humanitarian Action International Energy The teaching language is English, but French-speaking students are free to take a few courses in French. The second year will take place at SSE, in one of the 3 following Masters: Economics Finance Business & Management Application process Candidates to the dual degree apply through Sciences Po’s website. Online admissions open in October. Applications must be filled in online. This application is specific to the Dual Degree program and is not transferable to other programs at either institution. Students who wish to be considered for admission to other Sciences Po programmes must fulfil all relevant application requirements for those programs. Eligibility The dual degree is open to all candidates worldwide. Applicants do not have to be already enrolled at Sciences Po or SSE to apply to the dual degree. In order to be accepted to the dual degree, applicants should fulfil the requirements for the programs of interest at both institutions. Academic requirements - An undergraduate level degree (Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Sciences/licenciatura/licence) at the time of entry to Sciences Po. - A Masters level degree (magistr or magistracy, for example) for countries in which universities do not award undergraduate qualifications. - For applicants having attended German or Austrian universities, a Vordiplom/Zwischenprüfung/Diplomprüfung (the equivalent of 120 credits) and a complete year of students at postgraduate level/second cycle (Hauptstudium - the equivalent of 60 credits). - For applicants having attended Russian universities, a Bakalavr or Specialist qualification. - A verified GMAT score of at least 600 or a GRE test score of at least 155 (quantitative) with a recommended score for analytical writing (either test) of 4.5 or higher. Language requirements - Proficiency in English, verified through IELTS score of 7 or more, TOEFL total score of 100 or more (internet based) or a Bachelor degree from a program conducted completely in English. Students are requested to choose their specialization for the second year of the programme at SSE during the application process. Specific admission requirements: Theses are depending on which SSE MSc prgram students are applying to: - MSc Economics: applicants are expected to have successfully completed 90 ECTS in Social Sciences (including but not limited to Economics, Business Administration and Political Science), with a minimum of 30 ECTS in Economics. - MSc Finance: applicants are expected to have successfully completed at least 90 ECTS in Social Sciences including but not limited to Finance, Business Adminsitration and/or Economics), with a minimum of 30 ECTS in Economics, Finance, Accounting and Financial Management, and/or at least half of which especially in Finance. - MSc Business & Management: applicants are expected to have a Bachelor degree in any field of studies with at least 30 ECTS in Business Administration. A limited number of places in the program (up to 10%) are set aside for exceptional candidates with a bachelor degree in any field of studies but less than 30 ECTS in Business Administration. Such candidates should show extraordinary talent and outstanding achievements in areas like academia, work experience, culture, sports and societal contribution. Admitted applicants with a bachelor degree in subjects other than Business Administration or Economics are required to complete a specific one week Pre-Program prior to their studies (August). The Pre-Program is designed to give students key foundations in Business Administration. At Sciences Po, students must pay the normal tuition fees required by the university depending on their financial situation. At SSE, there are currently no tuition fees for European citizens. Non-European citizens must pay the normal tuition fees required by SSE. This is a dual degree with Stockholm School of Economics. [-]

MA/PDip in Security and Terrorism

University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years

This programme analyses the phenomena of terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors, drawing on various disciplines within the Social Sciences. Students will explore the theoretical, methodological [+]

Masters in International Security in Moscow in Russia. This programme analyses the phenomena of terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors, drawing on various disciplines within the Social Sciences. Students will explore the theoretical, methodological, and ethical debates relating to the study of state and non-state violence, and will consider their implications for various international actors and policy-makers. Students will have input from research-active staff with considerable expertise in the fields of International Relations, Sociology and Criminology. Students will assess the measures taken by states and international organisations to deter terrorism, and the relationships between terrorism and counter-terror measures. Students will be asked to critique the various theoretical and methodological approaches deployed by social scientists to study these phenomena. The following questions will be explored: How are we to understand terrorism in contemporary society? How does terrorism differ from other forms of political violence? What is the impact of terrorism on civil liberties? Are there differences between the Global North and the Global South in relation to the use of political violence? How do the social sciences differ in their approaches to terrorism and political violence? The course will also consider the actual risk posed by international terrorism and whether or not the threat is enhanced by the fears and anxieties generated by a risk-averse culture. Scholars and policymakers have all recognised the need to address security and terrorism issues from as broad a range of perspectives as possible, as this will lead to much deeper and better informed understandings of the problems. Therefore, the programme responds to this need, enabling students to explore the security and terrorism challenges we face in the contemporary world from a variety of perspectives drawing from disciplines across the Social Sciences, including International Relations, Sociology and Criminology, as well as drawing on expertise from law and human rights. Programme structure Full-time students complete the MA in Security and Terrorism over twelve months. Study is divided between taught modules, which last for one term each, and dissertation work. For full-time students, a total of six modules must be taken over the first two terms. Supervised dissertation work, on a relevant agreed subject, is then undertaken during the remainder of the academic year. The MA can be taken on a part-time basis, typically over two years but flexible arrangements are also possible. When taking it over two years, part-time students choose three modules in each academic year, and write a supervised dissertation thereafter. The programme is also offered in a 120 ECTS format – comprising nine taught modules plus a dissertation over 18 months – and as a Postgraduate Diploma – comprising six taught modules only – worth 120 Kent credits [60 ECTS]. Both the 120 ECTS version and the Diploma can also be taken on a part-time basis. [-]

MA/PDip in International Security and the Politics of Terror

University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years

This is the first MA programme to provide an insight into the emerging synergy between national security planning and international security challenges. The curriculum provides students with a good grounding in the study of the contending [+]

This is the first MA programme to provide an insight into the emerging synergy between national security planning and international security challenges. The curriculum provides students with a good grounding in the study of the contending approaches and issues in international security and the challenges of national security planning in the age of terror. Students benefit from studying in a research-active and policy informed learning environment. The two core modules are team taught and deal with issues that range from homeland security, counter terrorism, war crimes, non proliferation and energy security. The course also explores the use of non military tools to combat terrorism and the infringement of civil liberties and problems of social cohesion in national security planning. As new international security challenges such as international terrorism and organised crime directly bear upon national security issues like civil emergency planning, there is an increasing need to understand what the new security challenges are and how the lines between international and national security are now so often interchangeable. Programme structure Full-time students complete the MA in International Security and the Politics of Terror over twelve months. Study is divided between taught modules, which last for one term each, and dissertation work. For full-time students, a total of six modules must be taken over the first two terms. Supervised dissertation work, on a relevant agreed subject, is then undertaken during the remainder of the academic year. The MA can be taken on a part-time basis, typically over two years but flexible arrangements are also possible. When taking it over two years, part-time students choose three modules in each academic year, and write a supervised dissertation thereafter. The programme is also offered in a 120 ECTS format – comprising nine taught modules plus a dissertation over 18 months – and as a Postgraduate Diploma – comprising six taught modules only – worth 120 Kent credits [60 ECTS]. Both the 120 ECTS version and the Diploma can also be taken on a part-time basis. [-]

Master in Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

Training young researchers of the politics, economics, sociology, culture, religions, and linguistics of Asian countries and peoples. [+]

This programme trains young scholars to conduct interdisciplinary research into the politics, economics, cultures, ethnicities, religions, and linguistics of Asia. It teaches not only the next generation of Asian Studies researchers, but also prepares students for professional careers involving Asia.

Using proper methods for carrying out research and analysis, students study the socio-economic, political, and culture-historic processes that shape countries in Asia. Special emphasis is placed on transnational relationships, interactions between Asia and the West, and the processes of globalization and social modernization.

Graduates enter doctoral programmes or begin their careers working for government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and international companies. As Asia’s role on the global stage grows, regional experts are in even greater demand across all international-related professions.... [-]