Taught course

International Relations

University of Northampton · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

If you have a first or second class honours degree, preferably in a social sciences subject, from a British university or its equivalent overseas then you will be eligible to apply for the master’s in international relations. You are encouraged to discuss the course with tutors prior to making an application.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In today’s society the emergence of transnational economies, increased global communications, the movement of people, cultures and ideas are reshaping the notions of citizenship and community. With this the increase in sectarian violence and new fundamentalisms are challenging security on an individual to international level. With this in mind, there has never been a more interesting time or a greater need for the study of International Relations.

The University of Northampton’s International Relations masters course gives you a thorough and sensitive knowledge of interests, ethnicities and cultures allowing you to understand the global condition.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with the University of Northampton must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 1604 735500