The one-year Master’s Degree offers students an exceptional opportunity to pursue a graduate programme with a focus on conflict and security. It offers a comprehensive overview of multilevel governance and international relations related to conflict and security taking into account British and Czech perspectives. Students spend the first semester at Aston University, where they study a number of core and optional modules. The second term takes place at Metropolitan University Prague, where they study additional modules and complete a final dissertation. All modules are taught in English.
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Sample Module Options
The following module descriptions are indications only - the modules on offer and the content of the modules is subject to change.
At Aston University
- Critical Approaches to Security Studies
- Concepts and strategies for qualitative social science
- International Relations Theory
- Religion and Politics
- Corruption and Crime-Terror Nexus: Defense
- Rogue States
- The Governance of Global Problems
- Politics in South Europe
At Metropolitan University Prague
- Human Security, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding
- Conflicts and Conflict Resolution
- Conflicts in Central, Eastern Europe and Post-Soviet States
- Actorness and Power in Global Security
- Contemporary Analysis of East Asian Security
Detailed module descriptors will be available at enrolment.