Distance learning courses

We offer seven distance learning taught postgraduate degrees:

Diplomatic Studies MA
24 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... you want to increase your understanding of the key methods and outcomes of diplomacy and apply that knowledge to your professional activities.

Human Rights and Global Ethics MA
24 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... you want the flexibility of studying by distance learning whilst gaining a thorough grounding in the political and international theory of human rights and global ethics.

Intelligence and Security MA
24 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... you are interested in the study of intelligence and security and want to gain the knowledge and skills to further enhance your professional or academic prospects.

International Relations and World Order MA
24 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... the flexibility of studying by distance learning whilst gaining a critical understanding of the nature and dynamics of international relations in the contemporary global system.

International Security Studies MA
24 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... want the flexibility of studying by distance learning whilst gaining a deeper understanding of the main theories and concepts surrounding contemporary international security.

Politics of Conflict and Violence MA
24 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... you want the flexibility of studying by distance learning whilst increasing your knowledge and understanding of the key contemporary issues surrounding the politics of conflict and violence.

Security, Conflict and International Development
24 months, by distance learning 
This is for you if... you are interested in studying the causes, consequences and responses to complex humanitarian emergencies as part of a flexible and collaborative distance learning community.

We also offer a PhD via Distance Learning.

The University of Leicester has recently become academic partners with the NATO Defense College across all of our distance learning postgraduate taught programmes.