All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
Months of entry
Edinburgh Politics and International Relations has close links with cross-disciplinary and internationally recognised research centres.
Major research focuses include:
- sub-state and supranational dimensions of politics and public policy, and their effects on the nation-state;
- the impact of devolution in the UK and elsewhere, and the constitution and governance of the European Union;
- international politics: changing relations between states, challenges of the new security agenda, transatlantic relations, political economy, migration politics and global governance;
- nationalism, democratic transition, civil society and institution-building, drawing on Russia, Africa, Canada and the Middle East as well as Scotland and western Europe;
- health, welfare, environment, competition, migrations and citizenship, and equal opportunities policies, particularly focusing on issues of gender, politics and the state, issues of democratic legitimacy, environmental rights and market boundaries.
- political theory, especially international political theory, war ethics, environmental ethics, and theories of freedom
Fees and funding
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Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team
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