Taught course

International Relations and Comparative Politics

University of York · Department of Politics and International Relations

Entry requirements

For full details on entry requirements, please go to the official course page: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/courses/ma-international-relations-comparative-politics/

Months of entry


Course content

Never has global politics been as complex as today, with so many fast-moving parts and events.

In a world of 8 billion people and over 200 countries, approaches and perspectives on various global issues are very diverse. Learn how the global politics of trade, migration, health, sustainable development, conflict, and new global security challenges is perceived, responded to and shaped in various regions, from Europe and Asia to Africa and Latin America. By familiarizing you with diverse theoretical perspectives on the issues, this course will enable you better understand how various state and non-state international actors view global issues today. It will provide clarity on the diversity and direction of global politics in the 21st-century.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Department of Politics and International Relations