Designed to enhance research skills in politics and/or international relations
Preparation for a PhD, or for a research career in think tanks, government departments or elsewhere
Freedom to tailor the programme to suit your particular research interests
Specialist research dissertation
Suitable for graduates from any discipline
What will you study?
Philosophical issues in the social sciences
Introduction to both qualitative and quantitative research methods in politics and international relations
War and peace
Politics of public policy
Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please see our modules disclaimer for more information.
What career can you have?
We provide lots of opportunities for you to develop transferable skills for your future career. Our graduates move on to a wide range of roles, including UK ambassadors, military officers, members of the SAS or intelligence analysts, bankers, political analysts, university lecturers, staff college lecturers, journalists, officials in international organisations or police officers.
Others have gone into industry, teaching, local government administration, charitable foundations or Parliament.