Taught course

International Relations

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Politics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

To be eligible for the International Relations programme, you should have a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree in politics or a related discipline.

We may consider graduates with a minimum of an upper second class-honours degree in another subject with either additional relevant qualifications or work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • How is the global financial crisis affecting international politics?
  • Do foreign military interventions in civil wars help or hinder peace-making?
  • Why are economic resources so unevenly spread across the world, and what are the prospects for global justice?

If you are interested in these questions, and want to know more, then the MA in International Relations is the programme for you. Staff in the School have internationally recognised research strengths in the politics of the developing world, globalisation and development, conflict and war, and critical theory, as well as regional expertise in South America, South East Asia, the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

This programme:

  • Will provide you with a set of cutting-edge analytical skills and knowledge that will allow you to think talk and write critically about contemporary international issues, as well as providing a firm foundation for further study
  • Is concerned with analysing the key theoretical and empirical issues in international relations
  • Will discuss the historical significance of globalisation and how it relates to a number of key issues in international relations, including state sovereignty and international order, conflict and war, human rights and the political economy of North-South relations
  • Will undertake a critical survey of the main theories and concepts associated with the study of international politics.

Qualification and course duration

MA

online
24 months
distance learning
24 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Politics and International Relations
Email
politics-pg@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)207 882 8587