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International Politics (Global Justice and Ethics) - MA


Newcastle University School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This course investigates central issues of global justice: the debate between relativism and universalism, the foundation and content of human rights, responses to global poverty and inequality, cosmopolitan democracy and environmental justice. You develop a deeper and wider understanding of world politics and learn to think critically about these issues.

The course is taught by influential political theorists and philosophers. You gain an advanced knowledge and understanding of:
-Global justice and human rights
-Theories of ethics
-War
-Terror and peace
-International and regional studies

You also develop:
-Knowledge of the more important approaches and methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
-Theoretical and practical research

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in international studies/politics or a related discipline. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.


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