Taught course

Politics (MA)

Institution
Lancaster University · Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements

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

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme provides you with the opportunity to choose a combination of modules (from the domestic to the global). We aim to provide a range of modules to suit your background and interests.

We usually offer 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, agreed by an academic supervisor.

We hope you will develop a broad range of research and analytical skills that could be used in a range of careers. The programme can also provide a foundation for those looking to pursue academic careers.

Information for international students

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 5.5 in each element of the test. We also consider other English language qualifications.

If your score is below our requirements, you may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes.

Fees and funding

Learn more at our 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