University of Bradford: International Relations and Security Studies

InstitutionUniversity of Bradford View institution profile
Department School of Social Sciences
Web www.bradford.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email admissionsmls@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone 01274 236088
Study type Taught

Summary

The new MA in International Relations and Security Studies explores themes of peace and conflict studies, including:

+ war, violence and security-building between and within states and regions

+ tackling WMD, conventional arms proliferation, political violence and terrorism

+ development and operation of international and regional institutions

+ past and present transnational challenges in international and regional diplomacy

+ contemporary global challenges such as environmental degradation, trafficking/crime and migration

You will develop an advanced academic and policy relevant understanding of international relations and security, along with analytical skills that are in high demand within institutional politics, NGO and lobbying organisations.

You will have the opportunity to take specialist pathways, including specialising in selected regions (Europe, Africa, MENA, Asia, or Latin America and the Caribbean), with opportunities for selected study visits, ortake thematic specialisms including international governance, modern diplomacy, security studies, or political violence and terrorism.

The programme is delivered by the Division of Peace Studies and International Development, which maintains an international reputation as a centre for excellence in research, teaching, training and policy engagement (in particular in the fields of disarmament and arms control). This means your teaching will not only be research-informed but also delivered by staff well-positioned to facilitate policy and practitioner engagement.

**Rankings**
Politics at Bradford is ranked 45th in the UK in The Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2019 for its undergraduate courses. These rankings also place Bradford in the top 20 in the UK for graduate prospects.

Our postgraduate politics courses were ranked 2nd in the UK for employability in the 2018 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES).

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With over 50 years of academic excellence behind us as a University, we continue to grow our postgraduate reputation, course provision, and research impact.

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