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Global Security and Strategy (Online)SOAS University of London
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Location: SOAS University of London
Study mode on-line study
Start Date: 2019/10/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £12000
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The MA in Global Security and Strategy takes a critical view to traditional strategic studies, encompassing Africa, Asia and Middle East approaches to grand strategy for peace and security, conflict resolution, international collaboration, war technologies and disarmament. Delivered by the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD), the programme has an inter-disciplinary structure drawing on the teaching expertise and cutting-edge research of SOAS departments and the public discussion of security and strategy in a globalised world. Students on this MA will gain an excellent understanding of Global Security and Strategy concepts, developing an in-depth critical understanding of their nature from both historical and contemporary contexts. Students will obtain a thorough grounding in the subject, as well a sophisticated understanding of global policy and governance developments.
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A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). We welcome applications from academically strong individuals from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds. Candidates with a lower class degree but with degree-relevant work experience may be considered.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.5 with 6.5 in W S and 6 in others)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for School of Oriental and African Studies.
About this university
The university has the 9th highest percentage of international students of any university in the world, with 43% of students being from outside the UK. This means there is plenty of help and advice on hands for students travelling from outside the UK to study. The International Students House is the heart of activities outside the classroom, including club nights, lectures, fitness classes and sports. There is even a travelling club to see more of the UK and Europe and special holiday events. All international students receive free membership of the House and it also has 600 student accommodation spaces. The universityâ€™s Student Union is a focal point for extracurricular activities and operates around 160 different clubs and societies for students to become involved with. These range from sports, to cultural and political issues and even arts and dining societies. They also operate the Union bar, two common rooms and the Snack Bar at Russell Square. There are a wide range of sports clubs to get involved with ranging from traditional sports such as cricket, football and tennis to casual sports, swimming teams and even mixed lacrosse. There are also plenty of recreational activities to get involved with including cheerleading, cycling, dart and poker to skateboarding, survival groups and even a UN Society. Students can also opt to get involved with volunteering and charity work to offer something back to the community including No Borders and Save the Children.