Research course

International Politics (Research)

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc by research

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 .

If you have a lower second-class undergraduate degree, you may still be eligible for admission to one of our masters programmes if we are satisfied that there is sufficient evidence of upper second-class quality in your work (judged by the range of your marks, the mark awarded for your dissertation and/or the quality of your references).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Designed for students who would like to advance their understanding of the changing nature of international politics, and involving discussion of the impact of globalisation, the rise of global governance, the politics of human rights, and other significant topics in international politics. The increasingly global nature of political relations is typically underscored by equally global economic relations in trade, finance, migration, concern over which is reflected in questions about shifting loci of global authority from 'west' (e.g. Europe and the USA) to 'east' (e.g. China and India) and on-going relationships between the global rich and the global poor.

A Research Masters in International Politics research allows students to start a fulfilling and high flying career working in international security, government departments, as a political consultant, and MPs Researcher, a Public Affairs Consultant or a Global affairs journalist.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
PGTapply.FSHMS@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 5395