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International Security and Risk

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Risk Management Security

Course type


Course Summary

This programme combines security studies, cyber security and risk analysis to reflect a global political environment that demands new thinking. This multidisciplinary approach incorporates both the skills and the dimensions of understanding that are necessary for navigating the radically changed political landscape of the 21st Century. Historical, social scientific, technological, and military factors are placed on an equal footing in order to grapple with contemporary problems and challenges. Using advanced research on risk analysis and decision making, students will be able to apply their skills and knowledge to address global security issues and the complex situations policy makers address every day.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Research Design and Practice - Core
Comparative Public Administration - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

University information

The University of Southampton is spread across five campuses in the city, and is the largest university in the South East of England. There is also an additional site in Winchester, and another in Malaysia. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University was also awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework...more

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