Taught course

Global Politics

Durham University · School of Government and International Affairs

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Bachelor degree, or equivalent. The degree should be in the field of social sciences, but we will actively consider significant relevant experience in lieu of this requirement.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will provide the means for you to develop the analytical and conceptual skills necessary to understand and discuss:

• The key international and transnational structures, organisations and institutions that have developed in the era following the Second World War

• The range of the academic debates in the area of global governance

• Policy developments and innovations in the fields of economics, security, and environment

• The moral justification for different and sometimes competing regimes of global governance.

You will also benefit from the wide range of academic resources within the School of Government and International Affairs, the Law School, the Department of Geography, and Durham University Business School, making the MSc Global Politics a truly unique interdisciplinary course.

Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Government and International Affairs