Global Security & Borders

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Global Security & Borders
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 99141 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Expand+1 year full-time

Please Note: due to external international funding deadlines and the limited availability of internships, the closing date for International student applications to this programme is 31st January 2019 at 4pm GMT; for EU and UK s...

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Financial Support

Expand+Entrance requirements
Normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a Social Sciences, Humanities or Arts subject, or a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equival...

Number of Places 12

Expand+Global Security and Borders highlights

Industry Links
•The opportunity to feed in to contemporary policy debates both directly with professionals through the Internship as well as debating with staff who advise governments and security sector a...

Course Content

Borders have become a key site and central concern of global security practices and theory, from the Mexican-United States border to the Mediterranean ports of the EU. The many facets of borders are introduced and analysed in this programme...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Core Modules
Offer foundational knowledge and understanding in Global Security and Borders, practical experience and active learning within a work-based situation on the Borders Internship module, as well as teaching the key skills regarding how to ...

Assessment Method Seminar presentations

Learning journals

Literature reviews


Written essays

Dissertation 15,000 words (60-credits)
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
All of the MA programmes offered in the School provide our graduates with the skills to pursue a wide range of careers in the private, public and voluntary sectors. In addition they provide an appropriate basis for those who wish to proceed to Doctoral-level study.
Further Enquiries Professor Debbie Lisle
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics - Professor Politics and International Studies
The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3853
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