Taught course

International Relations (Middle East)

Institution
Durham University · School of Government and International Affairs
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

2.1 or First at BA level or the international equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme provides you with the 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.

Students are able to develop their 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.

Information for international students

Please check the English language requirements for your subject and level of study.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,400
International students
EU £7,400 Non EU £16,500

Please see the funding page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Government and International Affairs
Email
sgia.pgadmissions@durham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 334 5656