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MA War, Strategy and Intelligence (Specialist)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MA War, Strategy and Intelligence degree at Aberystwyth University will provide you with the necessary conceptual and empirical tools and knowledge to understand, debate and critique the interconnected phenomena of War, Strategy and Intelligence.

Overview

The question of war has been at the heart of the human experience since the beginning of political communities and remains an enduring feature of the international system and many states and societies. Understanding the causes and consequences of war is a complex task which requires an interdisciplinary approach. Throughout the course, you will engage with a diversity of fields from the social sciences and humanities to understand the phenomenon of war and the perennial but elusive quest for security that characterises international relations. As you explore fields such as military history, security, intelligence, strategic studies, and international relations, you will develop the knowledge and analytical instruments needed to understand the concepts of war and warfare, the various strategies used to wage it and the intelligence apparatuses used to inform those strategies.

Careers

Our graduates have expansive career opportunities.

Previous graduates from our Department have gone on to work:

in the development sector
in local and national politics
for the Diplomatic Service
for the Civil Service
for NGOs
with international organisations
as journalists
within academia etc.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,200per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    112 51%

    51st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    4th

    2

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