Taught course

Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

Institution
Lancaster University · Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent. Relevant professional qualifications and experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme is designed to introduce students to theories, issues and processes connected with diplomacy and foreign policy. The programme is especially relevant to those thinking about or currently working in diplomacy, international NGOs, and international policy and politics.

Distinguished diplomatic and foreign policy practitioners contribute to the programme and student trips are planned to, for example, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, European Union organisations in Brussels and international organisations in Geneva.

Students take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay.

Core Modules

· Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

· Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

· Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies

· Dissertation (20,000 words)

· Plus one optional module

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7250 per year
International students
£15,500 per year

www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
pprpg@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 594 262
Fax
+44 (0)1524 594 238