Taught course

United Nations Studies

Institution
University of Buckingham · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

The minimum entry level required for this course is as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree 2.1 or equivalent from an accredited institution
Professional experience will also be taken into account.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The degree provides a firm grounding in the structure and operation of the UN. It has been developed by the academic team within the Centre for United Nations Studies.

Modules:
  • Introduction to the United Nations
  • Global Health
  • Peacekeeping
  • Communication Strategy
  • Sustainability (Agenda 2030)
In addition, there is a simulation exercise and a dissertation.
The Director of the of the Centre for UN Studies is Mark Seddon – a former Senior Communications Adviser to the President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espinosa and former speechwriter to UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon former & Director of Communications, UN Special Envoy, Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown. He is also a former UN Correspondent for al Jazeera English TV. The Deputy Director is Dr Paul Graham – Previously taught at Glasgow University and has published work on John Rawls (Rawls, Oneworld Publications, 2016) and an important textbook – (with John Hoffman), Introduction to Political Theory (Routledge, 2015). He has an interest in questions of global justice and conflict resolution.
The Centre’s Deputy Director is Dr Paul Graham. Paul previously taught at Glasgow University and has published work on John Rawls (Rawls, Oneworld Publications, 2016) as well as “Introduction to Political Theory” (with John Hoffman) (Routledge, 2015). He has an interest in questions of global justice and conflict resolution.

Information for international students

We are happy to consider all international applications and if you are an international student, you may find it useful to visit our international pages for details of entry requirements from your home country.

The University is a UKVI Student Sponsor.
English Language Requirements
If your English language level is below the entry requirements you will be expected to complete our pre-sessional English language programme. You do not need to apply separately for this programme, your offer will include the necessary pre-sessional English term(s).

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,750
International students
£6,750

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
info@buckingham.ac.uk
Phone
+441280820227