University of Glasgow IMSISS Master Scholarships for International Students

International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS)
is delighted to offer Master Scholarships for students from all around the
aim of the scholarship to help self-funding students from all around the world.
The International
Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) is a 24
month Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) awarded by a consortium of
three European universities – University of Glasgow (UK); Dublin

University (Ireland); and Charles University in Prague
(Czech Republic). Students on this degree programme will examine a broad range
of contemporary security challenges, such as terrorism, civil war and conflict,
mass migration, energy supply security, cyber security and new technologies,
and transnational and serious organised crime. Students will also explore the
intelligence and strategic approaches used by governmental and non-governmental
actors to combat these threats.

Scholarship Description
  • Applications
    January 25, 2019
  • Course
    Scholarships are available to
    pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study
    Scholarships are awarded to study
    International Master in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies
  • Scholarship Award:
    The IMSISS Erasmus Mundus scholarship includes:
  1. A
    contribution to the student participation costs (tuition fees,
    full insurance coverage and any other mandatory participation
  2. A
    contribution to student travel and installation costs
  3. A
    monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the study
  • Nationality:
    Scholarships are available for
    students from all around the world.
  • Number
    of Scholarships:
    Numbers not
  • Scholarship can
    be taken in
    the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship
IMSISS Erasmus Mundus scholarships can
be offered to students from any region of the world.
Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
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.
you are unsure whether your degree is suitable, you can email the
programme convener to discuss.
students with academic qualifications below those required
should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who
offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
programme is opened to students from various academic backgrounds and we
encourage those who have been in employment for some time to consider applying.
Language Requirements: 
applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum
English Language proficiency level.
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 recognised qualification (see below)
  • Common
    equivalent English language qualifications
stated English tests are acceptable for admission for 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
international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can
choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language
ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The
University is also able to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from any of the
1000 IELTS test centres from around the world and we do not require a specific
UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still
accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme.
Application Procedure
to Apply: 
The following documents are required:
  • Degree
    Certificate (and an official translation)

    NB: Students who have not yet completed their degree can also apply.
     Please provide academic transcripts to date.  Offers of a place
    on the programme will be conditional pending receipt of the final degree
    result.  Applications will be considered for scholarship but any
    offer of a scholarship will also be conditional until the final degree
    result is confirmed. See ‘Note on conditional offers’ below.
  • Official
    academic transcript(s),
    translated in to
    English (official translation) and showing full details of subjects
    studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Two
    supporting reference letters 
    on headed paper
  • English
    Language Proficiency
    (if your first
    language is not English)
    In cases where it is not possible to provide proof of language
    qualification at this stage, applications will still be accepted but any
    offer of a place on the programme or of a scholarship will be conditional
    until the test result is received & verified by Admissions.  See
    ‘Note on conditional offers’ below.
  • A
    copy of the photo page of your passport
addition to the above, the following are required by the IMSISS partners. These
should also be uploaded to your online application.
  • CV
    – we highly recommend that you use the Europass CV format
  • Scholarship
    application form(Please refer to scholarships competition for
    eligibility criteria)
note, in order to be considered for a scholarship, you MUST have
submitted ALL of the above documents by 25 January 2019. If your
application status is ‘Holding for Documents’ then you will NOT be
considered for a scholarship unless you submit the required documents by 25 January

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