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Brunel University London

Global Challenges (Security)

UCAS Code: GL03

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (with Honours) - BASc (Hon)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Access to HE Diploma

D:0,M:45,P:0

in a relevant subject

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

M2,M2,M3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are required, including English and Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

including SL5 or HL4 in English and Mathematics

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

DD

in any subject with A-level grade B

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

D

in any subject with A-levels grade BC

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DDM

in a relevant subject

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DD

in any subject with A-level grade B

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

D

in any subject with A-levels grade BC

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

in a relevant subject

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B,C

UCAS Tariff

112-136

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

If you follow the news and keep up-to-date on what’s happening in the world, you will know that the challenge of keeping people and nations secure is a focus and a priority across the globe. What does the future hold for keeping us safe, and how are solutions concluded?

Everyone wants to feel secure. Whether it is the security of our borders, our food and water supplies, our data or our homes, securing the safety of our resources and ourselves has never posed as big a challenge as it does today.

Alongside the core spine of your Global Challenges degree, you will take an in-depth look at issues such as climate change, sustainable development, migration, terrorism, inequality and poverty and how they affect the world we live in, this pathway will give you a greater understanding of security issues, whether they’re on the ground, in space or in cyberspace.

Your studies are structured into three levels which reflect the depth and breadth of the subject: integrated, applied and advanced security. The integrated security modules in your first year will introduce you to four themes including security, intelligence, reasoning and influence. In your second year you move on to look at applied security issues to help integrate your knowledge into new topics of war and crime, space and risk. Then, in your final year, you go on to look at more advanced security themes like threats and government.

As part of your course, you will also investigate some of the measures adopted in crisis management including the security implications of militarisation. This interesting course will take you on a journey through variety of subjects including military studies, criminology, sociology, politics and war.

Throughout your course you will build your ability to work in a team as you build skills in project management, presenting and team pitches. A third year Enterprise Project will help to bring all these skills together as you work on a group project with a real organisation.

You have the option to apply for an internship at the end of your first year and can take a one-year placement between years two and three, giving you valuable work experience and a step ahead for your career when you graduate

Modules

Year 1:
Addressing Global Challenges
Introduction to Global Challenges
Integrated Security Concepts
Integrated Security Applications
Integrated Security Analysis
Integrated Security Communication

Year 2
Addressing Global Challenges
Applied Security Concepts
Applied Security Applications
Applied Security Analysis
Applied Security Communication
Applied Security: War, Crime, Space, Risk, and Society

Year 3
Arts and Sciences Dissertation in Global Challenges
Advanced Security Concepts
Advanced Security Applications
Advanced Security Analysis
Advanced Security Communication
Advanced Security: Threats, Simulation, and Government
Global Challenges in Practice

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£15,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Brunel University London

Department:

Social and Political Sciences

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