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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with our International Relations MA programme. Delve into major global events, crises, and trends through a lens of security, international relations theory, and foreign policy. Engage in interactive, small-group discussions and tailor your degree with diverse optional modules like Global Security and Foreign Policy Decision-Making. Our research-led teaching, led by world-renowned experts, equips you with the tools to understand and shape global politics. Participate in role-plays, simulations, and exclusive events featuring prominent figures like David Miliband and BBC journalists turned documentary-makers. Develop critical skills through debates, presentations, and diverse assessments, culminating in a 15,000-word dissertation. Benefit from our extensive library resources, 24/7 access, and world-class study facilities. With a 2:1 or above in Social Sciences or Humanities, or relevant work experience, join us to cultivate sought-after skills for diverse career paths in government, media, NGOs, and academia. Unlock your potential and shape the future of international relations.

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Overview

  • You will investigate and contextualise major events, current crises and global trends with a particular focus on security, international relations theory and foreign policy
  • Our teaching is informed by the international challenges we face in the 21st Century, the latest think tank reports, policy texts and the core texts that have shaped the discipline
  • Benefit from small-group, interactive teaching where you will be encouraged to debate the ideas and policies that are shaping the work around us.
  • Tailor your degree to your interests and career ambitions with our wide range of optional modules including Global Security, Foreign Policy Decision-Making, The Transformation of Politics in the Global Age, East Asian Regional Order, and The Politics of Global Capitalism
  • We will equip you with skills that are highly sought after by employers or for further study around the world

Course content

We will equip you with the theoretical and empirical research tools needed to understand the forces that shape global politics.

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Entry Requirements

We are looking for applicants with a 2:1 or above in any Social Sciences or Humanities subject. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.




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