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University of Aberdeen: Strategic Studies and International Law
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Social Science|
Our MSc Strategic Studies and International Law provides you with the opportunity to explore the interaction between strategy and international law wherever it occurs. This programme explains how the use of force and power interface with the requirements and expectations of the body of international law, which addresses the conduct of conflict at international and sub-national levels.
An understanding of the theory and practice of the uses of power and force by states to achieve national and international security objectives will be combined with an appreciation of the development and implementation of international law as it attempts to control coercion and to limit violence in the international arena. This programme, conducted jointly by the School of Law and the School of Social Science, provides you with an advanced understanding of the interaction of Strategic Studies and International Law and how this impacts upon the prevention, control and conduct of the use of state and non-state coercion in conflicts in the modern word. Drawing on the expertise of staff from the two schools, this innovative programme combines Strategic Studies courses in the theory and practice of the use of force by international and transnational actors to achieve political and security objectives. International Law courses allow a focused appreciation of the legal considerations which frame many contemporary conflicts.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Applicants will normally be expected to hold a relevant Honours degree with at least a 2:1 standard from a recognised university or body. Applicants without this qualification may be admitted subject to having an alternative qualification, or an approved level of work experience appropriate to the field of study. Also taken into careful consideration is the trajectory of results, an applicant without an overall 2.1 but with 2.1 results in their final two years of study may be admitted.
|Republic of Ireland||9200 GBP for Year 1|
|EU||19400 GBP for Year 1|
|England||9200 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9200 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9200 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9200 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||9200 GBP for Year 1|
|International||19400 GBP for Year 1|
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Applicants will normally be expected to hold a relevant Honours degree with at least a 2:1 standard from a recognised university or body. In exceptional circumstances, applicants without this qualification may be admitted subject to having an alternative qualification, or an approved level of work experience, appropriate to the field of study.
|EU||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|England||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|International||19000 GBP for Year 1|
The University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest university in the UK. Founded by visionary Bishop Elphinstone in 1495 and influenced by European University models, the beautiful campus attracts international academics, and an equally diverse international student population from over 130 countries.
It is ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’
Aberdeen offers around 300 taught Masters, research and PhD programmes …
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