Intelligence and International Security examines the trends that continue to shape intelligence and geo-strategic developments in the 21st century. Students will develop an awareness of the ways in which intelligence issues manifest themselves in security issues in peace and war. Understanding of ethical dilemmas associated with intelligence activity.
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- Intelligence & International Security is excellent preparation for employment in government service or in commercial risk management and open source intelligence providers.
- Students will be taught by visiting academics, serving and former officials and other intelligence experts who give regular public lectures and seminars.
- Enables students to examine the nature, processes, roles and case studies of intelligence and their interaction with developments in international security.
- Students have the advantage of attending events run by the Intelligence and International Security Research Group which provides a platform for sharing ideas.
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Professor Joe Maiolo
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Whilst this is not a vocational programme, students on MA programmes in the department have gone on to build careers in: further academic research, NGOs, Civil Service, NATO, UN, media and publishing, finance and investment, teaching, and the armed forces.
Year of entry 2014