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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This MA Strategic Studies course introduces students to the origins and evolution of key strategic concepts.

Under the expert guidance of our renowned academic, you will become familiar with examples of strategic concept application, and the problems and possibilities this poses. Reflect on the relationship between greater political ends, including the use of armed force as the tool of politics, within the context of ethical, legal and economic confines.

Collaborate with academics who have personal experience of public policy, government departments and international organisations (including NATO), or working as advisers to government (including in the UK, the US, France, Italy and Germany).

You will benefit from the high level of our research, which has been recognised worldwide by visiting professorships at leading universities. 80% of our research impact was rated world leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). This programme is suitable for graduates with a background in any humanities subject, most social sciences subjects, or Law.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 17,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 86 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    121 58%

    38th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    46th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    74th

    6

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