|Study location||United Kingdom|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£10,000 per year
Tuition fees for EU/EEA candidates vary from £4,500 to £9,500 per year
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS (6.0 in Writing); TOEFL 600 paper-based, 100 internet-based
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
You will investigate the major questions concerning contemporary
politics and international relations, and tackle the key issues facing
global decision makers.
The course’s inter-disciplinary approach reflects the broadening
nature of the subject beyond the confines of inter-state relations.
You will have the opportunity to undertake in-depth analysis of
specific international political issues, regions and specialisms, with
a particular focus on contemporary issues such as human rights and
security. There will also be scope to study optional topics of
particular interest to you.
Your lectures and seminars will be informed by the latest research,
and will draw on the specialist knowledge of our academic staff.
Delivered in the Faculty of Creative Industries and Society, the
course is suitable for graduates of humanities, social sciences, and
other relevant disciplines. The course may also be taken as a
‘conversion opportunity’ from fields such as Law and Business.
An MA in Politics and International Relations is a flexible
qualification that will enhance your career prospects in professions
such as law, public or civil service, international organisations,
political institutions, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), public
policy, security and journalism.
By furthering your qualitative and quantitative research skills, it
will also provide a solid foundation for those of you wishing to later
undertake subsequent research at MPhil and PhD level.
Career paths include:
- international organisations
- international businesses
- political organisations
- public services
- non-governmental organisations and ‘not-for-profit’ concerns
operating across borders and in national contexts.