Taught course

International Politics

University of Southampton · Politics and International Relations

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Entry requirements

We welcome applications from students with a good undergraduate degree in a relevant social science subject (upper second-class or higher) or equivalent .

Months of entry


Course content

Expand your understanding of contemporary global and international politics, while also honing research skills which are highly valued by employers. This programme is designed to develop your understanding of issues such as globalisation, international relations and global governance. It explores theoretical perspectives in international relations, challenges in global politics, and how we might usefully analyse contemporary developments in terms of the changing balance of global power and the challenges of global coordination.

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the IELTS requirement will be an overall score of 7 with at least 6.5 in each category.

Fees and funding

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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