Taught course

MA International Relations with Advanced Research

University of Hertfordshire · School of Social Science, Humanities and Education

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

  • A good second-class honours degree, or equivalent, with the merit of each application being assessed on an individual basis.  Contact Dr Benjamin Nutt for more details.
  • Short personal statement with background information all about you (no more than 1000 words), explaining why you have interest in international relations.
  • A work or academic reference.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

MA International Relations with Advanced Research is aimed at applicants following a research career path in communications, and fields such as government departments, non-governmental organisations, businesses, marketing, or journalism.

The course provides students with a contemporary, critical, and exciting insight into the vagaries of global politics. Students will study a range of modules, taught by research-active staff who are experts in their fields.

Applicants have a one-year option with additional placement-year and this advanced research pathway, available to suit your individual interests and career aspirations.

Information for international students

  • All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in all other bands.
  • If you do not have the required IELTS or equivalent for direct entry on to your degree programme, our Pre-sessional English may help you to achieve this level.
  • More information about English language qualifications are available on our international pages.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Benjamin Nutt
01707 284 000