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University of Reading

Whiteknights , Reading Berkshire ,United Kingdom

Double MA SECURITY STUDIES WITH MGIMO, MOSCOW

This Bologna-style two-year Double MA Security Studies with MGIMO, Moscow master’s degree is taught entirely in English. 
On this Double MA Security Studies you will spend year two in Moscow, where you can elect to take a Russian course (this can be a beginner's course). The course consists of the larger British-style modules taught over 20 weeks and smaller modules as taught at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO. The subject area covers general topics in the area of international relations and contemporary international affairs, but allows you to specialise in subjects relating to Russia in an international context or else in more general sub-areas such as diplomacy, media or business economics. No knowledge of Russian necessary.

You will have the opportunity to collaborate with academics who have personal experience of public policy, government departments and international organisations (including NATO), or work as advisers to government (including in the UK, the US, France, Italy and Germany).

You will benefit from the high level of our research, which has been recognised worldwide by visiting professorships at leading universities. 80% of our research impact was rated world leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014).

Intakes

  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

You are normally required to obtain a good (2:1) second-class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK); however, the Department also invites approaches from other graduates who can demonstrate suitable ability and commitment.