Taught course

Politics (MA)

Institution
Lancaster University · Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant background.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This is a flexible programme allowing you to choose a combination of modules (from the domestic to the global) that best suits your background and interests in the broad arena of politics.

The course provides a variety of methods through which to study political life. You will take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay. The programme culminates in the writing of a 20,000-word dissertation in a subject area of your own choosing.

The programme prepares you for a range of careers – from think tanks, to business, non-governmental organisations, and the civil service. It also provides a firm foundation for those looking to pursue academic careers.

Information for international students

IELTS: Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 5.5

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
PPR Course Enquiries
Email
pprpg@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 594262