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  Diplomacy and International Law (Distance Learning) - MA


Online Lancaster University    Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion

Full time & Part time See Course MA, LLM 12 months, full-time, 24 months, part-time
Law (22) Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA in Diplomacy and International Law (Distance Learning) at Lancaster University. Delve into the intricate world of international relations, negotiation, and diplomacy with a curriculum designed to equip you with the skills needed for a successful career in foreign affairs. Engage with leading academics at the Richardson Institute and the Lancaster Security Institute, exploring cutting-edge research in international law and humanitarian rights. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical exercises, you will unravel the complexities of global diplomacy, international norms, and laws. The programme offers a unique focus on strategic negotiations, state responsibility, and dispute settlement, preparing you for the challenges of the international stage. Benefit from the flexibility of distance learning, allowing you to balance your studies with other commitments while receiving comprehensive support from experienced tutors. Join us with a 2:1 Hons degree in a relevant discipline, or reach out for information on alternative entry pathways. Take the next step towards a rewarding career in diplomacy and international law with Lancaster University.

About the course

Why Lancaster?

  • Study at one of the first universities to offer a Master’s in International Law and Diplomacy
  • Engage with a range of external organisations via Lancaster’s Richardson Institute, the oldest peace and conflict research centre in the UK
  • Develop your negotiation and diplomacy skills with academics who are researching the latest developments in international law and humanitarian rights
  • Prepare for future roles in foreign affairs through extensive and complex mock negotiation exercises
  • Collaborate with the leaders of tomorrow in the Lancaster Security Institute, a centre exploring the intersection of technology, society and behaviour

Coming to an agreement isn’t always easy, especially when dealing with cultural and economic differences surrounding international disputes. This dynamic degree allows you to explore the complexities of foreign diplomacy in the context of international

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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