Deepen your knowledge of international relations and the dimensions of political interactions, and gain the skills to pursue an international career in administration, diplomacy, policy formation or research.
The MA in International Relations and European Politics provides students with:
a unique postgraduate experience designed to train graduates pursuing international careers in administration, diplomacy, policy formation and research
the opportunity to study in an internationally diverse postgraduate community
an enthusiastic and approachable teaching team of internationally renowned experts in their research fields
a clear geographical perspective on international relations
a solid analytical framework with a unique blend of theory and empirical analysis
insight into contemporary international relations and the dimensions of political interactions
The course explores contemporary European politics and societies and has a distinctive focus on European policies and policy-making. You will study the interplay of multi-level governance between European and national institutions.
This course lasts 1 year. Occasionally we make changes to our programmes in response to, for example, feedback from students, developments in research and the field of studies, and the requirements of accrediting bodies. You will be advised of any significant changes to the advertised programme, in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.
Compulsory course units
These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.
Comparative European politics
International relations theories
Scopes and methods of politics and international relations
Plus two optional units
Five optional units
MA in International Relations and European Politics dissertation
Optional course units
These optional units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.