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Masters degrees in International Relations explore the interactions between members of the international community.
Related postgraduate specialisms include International Politics, International Law and Diplomacy. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate field such as Intercultural Communication or Politics.
Courses in this field are typically interdisciplinary, exploring the actions of state and non-state entities at an international level. You can expect to examine cultural, historical, economic, geographical, social, legal and humanitarian aspects of the interactions between countries and organisations, as well as political ones.
You will study international relations theory with regards to issues such as economic policy, international public law, foreign policy formulation and environment policy, and how different regions address humanitarian issues.
This may include investigating topics such as security and governance, war and conflict, gender issues, identity, multiculturalism and geopolitics. For example, you might assess how international institutions such as the European Union influence the foreign affairs of the Western world.
Careers in this field are highly varied, from local governance and foreign affairs, to international development, human rights advocacy, global communications, international business and journalism.
If academia is of interest to you, a Masters in International Relations would provide ideal preparation for further research at PhD level.
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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
ISM's International MBA (IMBA) is designed for those seeking to broaden their career horizons and gain significant career advantages in today’s competitive job market by pursuing an advanced degree that is both rigorous and flexible. Read more
The way land and natural resources are accessed and managed affects the development of equitable and sustainable cities. Growing urbanisation puts pressure on natural resources, intensifies inequality among city stakeholders, increases the risk of disasters and contributes to unsustainable urban development patterns. Read more
This programme provides advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences and meets the training requirements for ESRC PhD funding. Read more
About this course The International Graduate Program in Politics (IGPP) in the Department of Politics at East China Normal University (ECNU) offers a graduate certificate program and a research fellowship for master's. Read more
The question of security now dominates contemporary international politics. Issues such as the 'War on Terror', pre-emptive self-defence and humanitarian intervention constitute seminal international concerns that have implications for all states and all peoples. Read more
International Law focuses on contemporary governance and its inter relationship with international relations within countries. Countries, laws and relationships are constantly evolving, providing challenges and potential areas of conflict. Read more
The Extended MA (EMA) in International Relations delivers stimulating teaching about the international system. It covers critical issues, crucial actors and alternative methods of analysis and interpretation. Read more
An MA by Research in International Relations at Swansea enables you to undertake a substantial project led by your own passions and interests. A research degree in International Relations represents a highly respected qualification which can present a pathway to a career in academia, or widen your scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. Read more
Getting to grips with the everchanging shifts of international politics can be daunting. Our MSc in International Relations introduces you to the fundamental principles of global interaction, and refining your knowledge within specialist classes. Read more
The world has outgrown traditional Western-centric approaches to governing international relations. The diplomats of tomorrow must be able to think and act globally to deal with an increasingly complex world.
With an impressive heritage in higher education dating back to the late 19th century, Queen Mary has evolved into an international hub of education and research excellence.
The leading university in Israel and regularly ranked in the top 100 universities in the world
As a member of the Russell Group, Queen’s is one of the UK’s 24 leading universities, providing our students with an excellent education underpinned by world-class research.
Ranked 1st in the world for development studies in the QS University World Rankings, there are few better places to study the global issues of our time than at The University of Sussex.
Politics and International Relations at Southampton explores the theories, systems and policies behind key world issues including migration, human rights and democracy.
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The university’s degree programs at Parsons School of Design, The New School for Social Research, and other esteemed graduate institutes offer endless opportunities for creative, curious, and critical minds.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000
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