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International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) - 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 provides an understanding of globalisation and development. It places special emphasis on the problem of poverty and its relation to global justice and global politics. You study the political, social and economic causes, consequences and discourses of poverty and development. You also critically analyse these important global currents.

As a student on this course you develop:
-Advanced knowledge and understanding of areas such as globalisation, poverty and development, international relations theory, and international and regional studies themes
-Knowledge of methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
-Theoretical and practical research skills, including the synthesis of materials from a variety of primary and secondary

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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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