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Leadership Studies with reference to Security & Development PhD, or option of joint PhD with University of Pretoria.

Leadership Studies with reference to Security & Development PhD, or option of joint PhD with University of Pretoria.

Different course options

Full time | Strand Campus | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Security Leadership

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview:

Leadership plays a significant role in both development and security processes and outcomes. The Leadership Studies with reference to Security & Development PhD offers the opportunity to delve into the interaction between the leadership and security-development nexus, with a focus on developing countries.

This programme, through the African Leadership Centre, provides the academic space, support and training to interrogate leadership, security and development, particularly at the conceptual level. Students can draw on academic expertise in a range of disciplines, and supervision may be provided from within the African Leadership Centre or jointly with other faculty within King's.

Graduates are well-suited for academic employment, in addition to private sector consulting organisations, NGOs and government employment in the UK, Africa and internationally.

Description:

The Leadership Studies with reference to Security & Development is delivered through the African Leadership Centre (ALC). Below is a snapshot of our research and partnerships:

Recent publications

• Security Sector Transformation in Africa
• Mugabe and the Politics of Security in Zimbabwe
• Women, Peace and Security: Translating Policy into Practice
• Deep History and International Security: Social Conditions and Competition, Militancy and Violence in West Africa
• The Development Planning Era and Developmental Statehood: The Pursuit of Structural Transformation in Nigeria
• Islamic Radicalization and Political Violence in Nigeria
• The United Nations Peace building Commission: Problems and Prospects??
• Security in Post-Civil War Democratic Transitions in Africa
• Natural Resource Management and Human Security in Africa
• BRICS and African International Organisations

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,120

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

22,980

Entry requirements

A master's degree (or international equivalent) is usually required. In exceptional circumstances only a bachelor's degree with 1st class or high 2:1 honours (or international equivalent) is accepted.