Research course

Global Politics (Research)

University of Southampton · Social Sciences
MSc by research

Entry requirements

First or upper 2nd Class Honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides an opportunity to investigate current debates about the changing nature of global politics, and offers broad training in social science methods.

Core modules: One World, Many Theories: Understanding International Relations Theories; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice; Qualitative Methods I; Quantitative Methods I; plus two from Qualitative Methods II, Quantitative Methods II or Survey Methods
Optional modules: two from a wide range in Politics and International Relations and Social Sciences more generally.
Plus dissertation.

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Information for international students

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
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