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
This course provides you with systematic knowledge and intellectual tools to critically review developments in the theory and practice of international relations. It enables you to evaluate in a sophisticated and critical fashion concepts, theories and paradigms within the broad field of international relations, drawing lessons from empirical studies involving both quantitative and qualitative investigations.
You will develop your ability to deploy research strategies and methods in an appropriately advanced fashion to critically evaluate current research and advanced scholarship. Each study route aims to provide advanced knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, including cultural and local political and ideological factors, which shape the contemporary international relations of the area.
The course also provides an opportunity for studying international relations and in comparative and historical perspective taking account of regional specific political and economic factors.
- International Theory OR International Organisations
- Debates in European Politics
Information for international students
Please check the English language requirements for your subject and level of study.
Fees and funding
Please see the funding page for more information.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- School of Government and International Affairs
- (0)191 334 1000