Taught course

International Relations (Distance Learning)

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · Department of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

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.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain a grounding in research methods with our International Relations MA/PGDip/PGCert. Our course covers the central foundations of the contemporary discipline of International Relations. This has grown beyond the traditional concern with inter-state relations.

Distance learning gives you the flexibility to fit your studies around other competing demands. You will have full access to our e-learning facilities and interact online with a variety of learning activities. These cover a range of materials and guided online discussion and debate.

The course integrates research and teaching. And allows you to focus on your areas of interest through a range of optional modules.

You will benefit from links with international NGOs, many of which are based in Oxford. These include Oxfam and Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID).

Our graduates have built successful careers in a variety of disciplines including:

  • social work
  • management
  • teaching
  • lecturing
  • publishing
  • journalism.

Information for international students

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    9-18 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    9 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    9-18 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848