Research course

Politics and International Relations MRes

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent)

Months of entry

September

Course content

You will submit a dissertation and undertake taught and generic research training modules. The programme is designed to be flexible, enabling to you conduct a 25,000 word research-based dissertation on a subject of your choice and choose 60 credits of postgraduate level modules in areas related to your research topic.

You can combine this work with specialist training from a wide range of options within the school and across the University, such as international relations, diplomacy, security studies, Asia-Pacific studies, British politics, European integration, comparative politics, political theory, and generic research methods training.

Politics and international relations research areas include:

  • Asia and Pacific studies
  • British politics
  • China's governance and politics
  • comparative politics
  • conflict, security and terrorism
  • international relations
  • political ideologies
  • political theory
  • social and global justice
  • social science research methodology

All applicants will be expected to pass an interview, to be conducted in person, via Skype or on the phone.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

See information on how to fund your studies, including our step-by-step guide. Further information is available on the school website.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Support Hub
Email
socsci-gr@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 951 5559