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Masters degrees in International Politics explore the functions and structures of political systems and institutions across the international community.
Related subjects include Human Rights, International Relations and International Security. Entry requirements usually include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as Politics, Intercultural Communication or Law.
Courses in this field encourage you to examine the structures and ideas that affect global affairs, and the roles which political institutions play in shaping sociocultural movements.
This could include an analysis of concepts like neo-imperialism and capitalism, and their impact on issues such as human rights. Or, you might look at how internationalism advocates for greater political or economic cooperation between nations and people.
You may also explore international institutions such as the European Union and the impact its function has on the countries that make up its membership, and how this in turn affects concepts of identity and nationality.
Traditional career routes in this field include international relations and foreign affairs for government departments and agencies. You might also consider administration, particularly for regulatory bodies and charities. Other careers include academia, publishing and journalism.
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The aim of the MA in Politics is to deepen students' understanding of important contemporary issues in political studies through the enhancement of students' analytical skills, research and writing talent, and capacity for utilising theoretical approaches. Read more
This programme is designed to analyse various aspects of International Relations in a scholarly, critical and methodologically sophisticated manner. Read more
With specialisms in Cyber Security, and Espionage & Surveillance The International Affairs MA/PG Dip/PG Cert is a ground-breaking new course that combines international relations , military history , strategic studies and regional security studies to educate students in the fundamental issues surrounding international security and conflict politics. Read more
Many believe that international human rights law is one of our greatest moral achievements. However, huge gaps remain between the theory and the practice of human rights implementation. Read more
We combine international relations research with regional expertise in the European Union and the wider European neighborhood. Our primary focuses are the evolving role of the EU, Russia China and the U.S. Read more
The Master in Advanced Global Studies focuses on international relations, economics, politics and law, as well as those emerging issues that challenge today’s global system, with a specific attention to the themes of human security and sustainable development. Read more
This is a unique and innovative interdisciplinary programme taught through subject areas that include law, anthropology, English, history, philosophy, politics, psychology, sociology and the creative arts. Read more
This MA draws on Sussex’s academic expertise from across multiple disciplines. We combine internationally recognised research with fresh thinking, contributing practical insights of great value to policy-makers. Read more
Corruption damages economic development and the health of civil society, nationally and internationally. Read more
Taught in the heart of one of the principal institutional centres of the European Union, the two-year full-time study programme (120 ECTS) distinctively combines. Read more
The world is undergoing significant strategic and geopolitical redefinition. Several major powers have been developing doctrines aligned with their wider strategic objectives in the 21st century. Read more