National security 871

Module code SEC 871
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This study of national security focuses on decisions, activities and institutions related to national security and national security policy. These underpin the strategic choices made at international, regional and national levels in response to security challenges, be they by individual countries or in the multilateral context of regional or global security cooperation.  competing theoretical approaches to national security are also explored and assessed, as well as the policy and strategic contexts that influence the decisions, institutions and processes of national security policy-making and security sector governance.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Political Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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