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 and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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