Security, Peace- Building and Diplomacy MSc
- Entry requirements: 2:2 (or above)
- Year of entry: 2017
- Full-time: 1 year
- Location: London
- Part-time: Up to 4 years
- School: Loughborough University London
This programme explores the link between national and global security and the role of peace-building in developing multi-layered communities and nations.
Our students will benefit from specialised, systematic and in-depth study focused on the relationship between diplomacy and international security and peace-building.
They will utilise appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with this area, while exploring the relationships between development and peace-building, civil-military relations, cyber security, as well as the wider global security context in which politics, trade and conflict occur.
This programme will mostly be taught in the evenings and on Saturdays.
- To provide specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of the study of and the relationship between diplomacy and international security and peace-building deploying appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with the specific subject area
- To enable students to acquire a critical awareness of the current issues involved in the study of the relations between diplomacy, international security and peace-building
- To provide training in the concepts and applications of research appropriate for the study of diplomacy, international security and peace-building
- To offer opportunities for independent study and research within the related fields of diplomacy, international security and peace-building
- To equip students with the skills to pursue careers as trained specialists in diplomacy with particular reference to international security and peace-building
An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in a social sciences, humanities or associated subject. Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.
All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.
Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams. Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake.
This programme will equip you with the skills to pursue a career as a trained specialist in diplomacy, with particular reference to international security and peace-building.
Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme.