Department profile

Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance

Institution
Loughborough University London
Edition
2017/18 edition

About Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance

As old paradigms and models continue to expose their limitations, there has never been a greater need for a new understanding of how the international arena works.

Programmes within the Institute have been designed to expose students to the many different aspects of diplomacy and international governance. Experts from academia and industry will share their insights to guide and support student discoveries and learning. Students will work collaboratively with academic staff to enrich their studies and will support local organisations in search of subject expertise and advanced academic skills.

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Unrivalled Programmes

MSc Diplomacy, Business and Trade
MSc Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy
MSc Security, Peace-Building and Diplomacy
MRes Diplomacy and International Governance

Research

Active research underpins our ability to deliver an outstanding teaching experience at the forefront of our discipline. The Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance adopts an interdisciplinary approach to research.

Current research focuses on national and global issues and their relevance to diplomatic practice, international security, trade and finance and communication, such as: economic diplomacy, the role of religion in international relations, environmental diplomacy and energy security.

Loughborough University London is offering 25 studentships to fund research projects in design, enterprise, sport business, media and creative industries, and digital technologies.

The studentships will cover the full cost of tuition fees, as well as a competitive, tax-free stipend of £16,057 (inclusive of London weighting) for UK, EU and International students. The stipend will be paid in monthly instalments for the duration of your PhD.

Each Institute will allocate three studentships to UK/EU applicants, and two studentships to international applicants.

Scholarships and Bursaries

Our ambition is to inspire high achieving students from all backgrounds, to benefit from our outstanding teaching and cutting edge research facilities.

  • Inspiring Success Scholarship

The Inspiring Success Scholarship offers 100% off the full cost of tuition fees for selected unemployed and underemployed graduates, who obtained GCSE or A-level (or equivalent) qualifications from Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham or Waltham Forest.

  • East London Community Scholarship

The East London Community Scholarship offers 50% off the full cost of tuition fees for students who obtained GCSE or A-level (or equivalent) qualifications from Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest.

  • Excellence Scholarship

The Excellence Scholarship automatically awards high-achieving students 20% off the full cost of our master’s tuition fees, regardless of their full-time programme or nationality. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have an upper-second class degree or equivalent qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

  • Alumni Bursary

The Alumni Bursary automatically awards graduates of Loughborough University 10% off the full cost of our master's tuition fees, regardless of their full-time programme or nationality.

Further details about the full range of scholarships we offer are available on our website.

  • Deans Award for Enterprise

The Dean's Award for Enterprise offers 90% off the full cost of tuition fees, for students who submit an inspiring business idea to the University.

Applicants are asked to produce a one-page submission of their business idea, and those that are shortlisted will be asked to complete a short video interview.

Winners of the award are under no obligation to start a new business, though winners who are serious about launching their own business will receive professional support and advice to turn their idea into a reality.

Further details about the full range of scholarships we offer are available on our website.

Location

Loughborough University London is located on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, within a new innovation quarter known as Here East.

Overlooking the Lee Navigation Canal in the north west of the Olympic Park and surrounded by unrivalled green space, Here East was developed from the former Press and Broadcast Centres hosting the world’s media during the London 2012 Games. Now the site is a hub for the UK’s thriving creative and digital industries.

Loughborough University London is ideally located, with easy and affordable transport connections to and from central London, the UK and various European destinations.