Applications are invited for International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) Scholarship Competition for the year 2021-2022.
The International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) is a 24 month Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) developed by a consortium of four European universities – Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic), Dublin City University (Ireland), University of Glasgow (UK), and the OTH Regensburg (Germany).
Amazing opportunity for international students to get $4,000 for their education in the UK.
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- Course Level: award is available to pursue a Master’s degree program.
- Study Subject: award is awarded to pursue an International Master in Security, Intelligence, and Strategic Studies (IMSISS). Students on this degree program will examine a broad range of contemporary security challenges, such as terrorism, civil war and conflict, mass migration, energy supply security, cybersecurity and new technologies, and transnational and serious organized crime. Students will also explore the intelligence and strategic approaches used by governmental and non-governmental actors to combat these threats.
- Award: The IMSISS student award includes:
- A contribution to the student participation costs (including tuition fees, full insurance coverage, and any other mandatory costs related to the students’ participation in the EMJMD study program
- A contribution to student travel and installation costs
- Aa monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study program
|Contribution to the participation costs||up to 4,500 € per year per scholarship holder from a Programme Country
up to 9,000 € per year per scholarship holder from a Partner Country
Any amount in excess of these maximum contributions must be covered by the participating organizations and cannot be charged to the program holder
|Contribution to the travel and installation costs||1,000 € per year per scholarship holder resident of a Programme country
2,000 € per year for travel costs + 1,000 € for installation costs for a scholarship holder resident in a Partner country whose location is situated at less than 4,000 km from the EMJMD coordinating HEI
3,000 € per year for travel costs + 1,000 € for installation costs for a scholarship resident in a Partner country whose location is situated at 4.000km or more from the EMJMD coordinating HEI.
Distance is calculated by the Partners using the EACEA calculator.
|Contribution to subsistence costs||1,000 € per month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (24 months maximum).
Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to scholarship holders for the periods of the EMJMD (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence
Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to Partner Country scholarship holders for periods exceeding 3 months spent in any Partner Country.
- Number of Awards: NA
- The award can be taken in the UK
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity :
- You should have a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject, such as, but not limited to politics, international relations, history, area and cultural studies, law, sociology, criminology, human geography, computing science, language sciences, global studies, psychology, media studies and journalism, modern languages or business. Other disciplines not listed here will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with a relevant work experience background in the fields of policing, security, intelligence and risk analysis will also be considered. You can check your country-specific requirements on our country information pages.
- If you are unsure whether your degree is suitable, you can email the program convener to discuss.
- International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Academic Background: The program is opened to students from various backgrounds.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject, such as, but not limited to politics, international relations, history, area and cultural studies, law, sociology, criminology, human geography, computing science, language sciences, global studies, psychology, media studies and journalism, modern languages or business.
How to Apply
How to Apply: As well as completing your online application fully, it is essential that you submit the following documents:
- A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
- Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
- Two supporting reference letters on headed paper
- Evidence of your English Language ability (if your first language is not English)
- Any additional documents required for this program(see Entry requirements for this program)
- A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)
- A two-page personal statement highlighting:
- How your academic career to-date makes this program a suitable next step
- Why you want to study this program
- How you think this program will help you in your future career development
English Language Requirements: For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
- Overall score 6.5
- No sub-test less than 6.0
- Or equivalent scores in another recognized qualification (see below)
Common equivalent English language qualifications
All stated English tests are acceptable for admission to both home/EU and international students for this programme:
- IbTOEFL: 90 overall; no sub-test less than Reading: 20 ; Listening: 19; Speaking: 19; Writing: 23
- CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
- CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
- PTE Academic (Person Test of English, Academic test): 60 overall; no sub-test less than 59
- Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests
Application Deadline: Open