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International Relations (MSc)

Course Description

The programme gives you engagement with key issues in contemporary International Relations including development and political economy, critical and human security, gender, identity and human rights and more.

First Semester
Theories and Concepts in International Relations

Themes in Latin America
Qualitative Research Methods in Politics and International Relations
Theories and Issues in Political Science and Ir
Region, Conflict and Security

Latin America: Security Conditions and Challenges
Global Security Issues
Quantitative Methods in Political Science and International Relations
Research Design, Data and Presentation
Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
Dimensions of Globalisation
The Comparative Study of European Societies
Sex, Gender, Violence: Critical Approaches
Post-Conflict Justice and Peace building
Global Conflict and Peace Processes

Third Semester
Dissertation in International Relations

Visit the International Relations (MSc) page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Student Profiles

International Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

University of Aberdeen has a high academic standard and quality within all of its programmes. It wishes to promote talent and encourage students from:
African Countriesto study a postgraduate qualification at University of Aberdeen

Value of Scholarship(s)



Scholarships are available in January and September
You must have an unconditional offer for a masters taught programme
You must be a full time international student
You must be based at the Aberdeen City campus for your studies

Application Procedure

Once you have received your firm offer from the Vice Principle you will receive a scholarship offer.
Instructions will be sent to you about how to accept your scholarship.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

The MSc/Postgraduate Diploma will normally be open to students with a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree classification or equivalent in International Relations, Politics, History, Human Geography

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