For the MA programme you require a good Honours degree or its equivalent. For those whose first language is not English, a TOEFL or IELTS Certificate is required. Entry at Graduate Diploma level is possible for those with a reasonable first degree. Graduate Diploma students can upgrade to the MA on satisfactory examination performance.
Months of entry
- Is globalisation a threat to democracy or an opportunity to promote it?
- Can diverse cultures co-exist harmoniously? Should illiberal religious practices be tolerated?
- What makes political ideas revolutionary? Can ideas cause revolutions?
- How should societies respond to state violence and ideological extremism?
- What is terrorism? Is terrorism ever acceptable?
- How should we conceive of global justice?
- Is the current states system an impediment to global justice, or the best institutional hope of achieving it?
Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays
If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk
Information for international students
International students can find details of scholarships at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/international/students/scholarships/index.aspx
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||40|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||40|
|Dissertation||20 (12500 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
- 0121 414 5005