Students are normally required to have at least a second-class honours degree from a university in the UK or an equivalent qualification from countries outside the UK. The degree should be in an appropriate discipline.
Months of entry
This MA course covers the central foundations of the contemporary discipline of International Relations, which has grown beyond the traditional concern with inter-state relations.
There is a strong emphasis throughout this graduate degree on gaining critical perspectives on contemporary theory and practice in international relations. The course also provides a sound grounding in relevant research methods. As a postgraduate programme, the integration between research and teaching is a crucial part of the quality of the experience.
Students with a postgraduate award in International Relations have made successful careers in a variety of professions, including parliamentary researchers, non-governmental organisations, charity organisations, social work, management, teaching, lecturing, publishing, journalism, financial sector, advertising, government, civil service, local government, international organisations, law and the trade unions.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Programme Administrator
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