A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a subject related to politics, international relations, or the social sciences.
We may also consider your application if you have a different background but have taken courses relevant to the programme.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This programme studies international relations and the pressing problems humanity faces in the international realm.
By joining this fascinating programme, you’ll become part of a community that is passionate about international relations.
We explore topics such as war, terrorism, power, diplomacy, climate change, trade, poverty, migration and international cooperation; not just their study, but also ways to meet the associated challenges.
Our approach combines innovative research with creative and inspirational teaching, provided by staff who combine intricate knowledge of the major international institutions with a deep appreciation of historical change and the most important ideas in international thought.
You’ll be inspired to explore a world of possibilities, from evolutionary psychology and the sociology of the financial crisis to state survival in the Middle East and the social construction of security.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international student at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Teajm
- +44 (0)131 651 1560/3064