Contemporary world and global security training Academics, experts and practioners in world security Research that has an impact on crisis resolution and global security Training a new generation of strategic world leaders

A contemporary approach to world security

The Strategy and Security Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre established by the University of Exeter to directly address the strategic deficit of a world beset by instability and insecurity.

Building on a critical mass of expertise within the University and a cohort of strategic partners from other organisations, the Institute carries out research, consultancy and teaching in the field of global security and strategy, particularly relating to how individuals and organisations of all kinds deal with conflict, unrest, and crisis under intense pressure.

“Whilst education may be better than ever…we may not be schooled in the right things; the result is a form of strategic illiteracy”  Newton, Colley, Sharpe. RUSI Journal, Feb 10

Masters study

MA Applied Security Strategy
A unique approach to developing a new generation of leaders.

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Research degrees

Study with leading academics and practitioners specialising in strategy and security. Funding available.

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In an article for RUSI, Paul Newton and Doug Stokes consider the ramifications of US rebalancing

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Our researchers regularly publish articles which directly impact upon policy.

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Find out about upcoming events we have organised and presentations our academics have given.

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