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Global Security Challenges MA

Learn about matters of global security which present major challenges for modern world societies, from military conflict to climate change, with our new Masters degree in Global Security Challenges.

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Our school vision

Structures of power and responsibility are key to addressing the global challenges we face. We research and study in order to make a difference in the politics of global challenges.

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Research and expertise

Our experts advise governments, provide commentary to the media, work with non-governmental organisations and engage with communities around the world.

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School of Politics and International Studies

The School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) is a vibrant school where academic research informs and ignites our teaching. We provide the academic tuition and theoretical training to explore the current challenges of our global society.

Studying with us

Find your bachelor programme in international development, international relations, or politics and discover our opportunities to expand your horizons with international study and work experience.

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We offer Masters courses in the main areas of global development, international relations and security, and politics for you to further develop your skills and interests.

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During your PhD you can experience a supportive, stimulating and challenging research environment alongside academics who share your passion for your subject.

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Our reputation

Top 20

in the world for development studies

QS World University Rankings, 2023

Top 15

in the UK for politics

The Complete University Guide 2024


most targeted university by the UK’s top graduate employers

High Fliers report, The Graduate Market in 2024

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