The MA in International Relations at Richmond University equips students with in-depth knowledge of the discipline of international relations, together with an opportunity to gain practical experience through an optional internship. The curriculum encompasses theoretical and practical developments in the field of global politics, in an international classroom, which gives graduates distinct advantages in developing vital inter-personal and intercultural communication skills. The programme examines a range of theories and approaches to international relations, questions of international political economy, and offers courses on international diplomatic practice, international law and institutions, studies of specific regions, international migration, media, and many others.
Degree requirements - US Credits 36 - UK Credits 180 International Organization Research Methodology International Relations Theory Concepts
Global Political Economy Gender and Development Migration, Labour and Development Conflict and Post-Conflict Studies Diplomacy
Thesis Research and Internship OR Extended Thesis Research
To be eligible for consideration, a prospective scholar must have, by 1st June preceding the programme start date been accepted the offer of a place on a Richmond Masters programme for the entry year concerned and submitted a complete scholarship application form.
Value of Scholarship(s)
4 at 50% tuition payable
Each year Richmond will award a scholarship to a maximum of four outstanding new entrants to our Masters programmes. Each will cover the duration of the programme, subject to grades worth 50% remission of tuition fees payable.
Recipients of the scholarship will be decided by the Vice Chancellor on the basis of: - Their applications for study and the Scholarship, - Their level of academic achievement prior to entry to the Richmond Masters programme, and - Advice from the Richmond academic departments concerned. Scholars will be informed by July 1. The University reserves the right to make the offer of a scholarship subject to certain conditions being met (for example, where the final outcome of undergraduate study is not known at the point of scholarship application)
UK first degree with a minimum classification of second class honours (2.2), US Bachelor’s degree (CGPA 2.75) from an accredited institution, or international undergraduate equivalent. Relevant work experience is welcomed and may on occasion be accepted in lieu of a first degree, but is not required.
Recipient: Richmond University
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