Students should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in any subject. Applications from those with significant professional experience in Politics and International Relations will be considered individually.
English Language requirements: If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.
Months of entry
The MA Politics is designed for students to obtain an advanced level understanding of key political issues and how they engage with local and national governance, comparative politics and international relations.
The programme offers diversity in the range of study, from urban austerity to conflict resolution. The programme will provide students with an advanced level of understanding of the contemporary political issues such as urban austerity and local political leadership
The programme is particularly relevant for those who wish to engage in public policy and national and local government where knowledge of the linkages between local, national and international issues and institutions is essential. The programme is also of relevance for those who wish to progress towards a PhD degree.
- A wide variety of modules
The course offers the opportunity to study a wider variety and greater number of modules than comparative degree programmes in other UK universities
- Add international experience to your CV
You will have the opportunity to take part in #DMUglobal overseas study trips.
- Learn from internationally renowned staff
You will be part of a research-rich academic environment with the opportunity to learn from internationally renowned staff and participate in research seminars, conferences and annual lectures
- Excellent student experience
Students benefit from the input of high-profile visiting scholars, academic staff with wide geographical subject coverage and the opportunity to participate in study trips abroad
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.
Fees and funding
At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study.
Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship
Up to 50 per cent of tuition fees offered to Home/EU DMU alumni for students who wish to continue their studies at DMU by enrolling on a Postgraduate taught course. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship page.
Find out about available scholarships and country specific fee discounts for international students.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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