Intelligence and Security

Module code: PL7082

Throughout this module you’ll be critically discussing key concepts, and looking into the role of intelligence organisations in post-9/11 domestic and international politics. You’ll be investigating the nature of intelligence failure, and the debates that surround this. Evaluating the significance of the Edward Snowden leaks will help you to understand the role and practise of intelligence in today’s world.

Learning

  • 20 hours of seminars
  • 280 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Journal article review, 1,500 words (20%)
  • Essay, 5,000 words (80%)