Taught course

International Relations

University of Sussex · International Relations

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should preferably be in a social sciences or humanities subject; alternatively, you should have relevant professional experience or engagement

Months of entry


Course content

Study the issues facing humanity and how these have been thrust into our everyday lives. You’ll learn to systematically reflect on these issues.
You’ll look at the exciting and troubling times we live in as a starting point. You’ll then critically examine the theory and the history of international relations. You’ll examine a wide range of issues relevant to students from a diverse range of backgrounds.

You’ll study at the centre of theoretical innovation on international politics. We host the specialised:

Our faculty also contributes to and/or leads School- and University-wide centres such as the Centre for Global Health Policy, the Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre, and the Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies.

You’ll learn from our multidisciplinary environment, interdisciplinary approach, cutting-edge research, international faculty and distinctive programme of events.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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