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Full time & Part time September MA 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time; 6 years flexible

About the course

​​With the MA International Relations gain a thorough introduction to the principal ideas employed in the study of world politic​s.

You will develop an understanding of contemporary global challenges and learn to analyse them critically, while also having the freedom to tailor the course to suit your particular research interests.

This programme is suitable for graduates from any discipline, and you will work with an expert supervisor on your specialist research dissertation.

What will you study?

Sample modules:

  • International relations theory (core module)
  • Themes and issues in contemporary international relations
  • Origins and causes of war
  • Introduction to qualitative research methods in politics and international relations
  • Dissertation

Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please

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Entry Requirements

Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK. All of our programmes are appropriate for students from any disciplinary background, although an arts, business, humanities or social science subject is preferred. Relevant work experience may also be taken into account.


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