First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University
Months of entry
This ESRC-recognised programme provides an opportunity to investigate current debates about the changing nature of global politics while receiving rigorous and extensive training in social science research methods. Successful ESRC-funded students will be eligible for a further three years’ funding for PhD research.
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
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Information for international students
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
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