Postgraduate taught degrees

The University of Glasgow is leading the field in the research of international issues pertaining to security and warfare.  With a Chair in Global Security and extensive external links to private and public security organisations, Glasgow has created an exciting and dynamic network of academic staff and students from multi –discipline backgrounds.

The University of Glasgow offers one year full-time Masters Programmes in

  • Conflict Archaeology & Heritage

    Battlefields, both ancient and modern, have come to be accepted as important elements of the world’s cultural heritage, and this programme provides an ideal grounding if you are interested in the archaeological potential of these fields of conflict.
  • Global Security

    The traditional military threats which defined global security matters for the best part of the 20th century have been quickly replaced by new and re-emerging security challenges.  The Masters programmes in Global Security offer you the opportunity to examine many of these contemporary threats, and the strategic actions and policy developments designed to deal with them.
  • Human Rights & International Politics

    The MSc in Human Rights & International Politics offers a thorough academic analysis of one of the most salient and pressing issues in the contemporary world: the place of individual human rights in a system of international relations in which states’ rights have traditionally been paramount.
  • War Studies

    An understanding of war, for good or ill, is of vital importance.  This Masters programme presents a unique opportunity to study war in all its aspects, from past to present, from causes to consequences 
  • Physics: Global security

    The Masters in Physics: Global Security provides an understanding of the principles and methods of modern physics – with particular emphasis on their application to interdisciplinary challenges in the area of global security – at a level appropriate for a professional physicist.