International Politics - International Relations Pathway (Standard Route) MA
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts
- 12 Months. [Full-Time] 24 Months [Part-Time]
- Entry requirements
UK 2:1 (Hons) degree (or international equivalent) in a cognate subject.
Please supply your degree transcript with details of the courses you have taken and marks obtained (if available).
- Number of places/applicants
- This course is very popular and we receive a high volume of applications each year. We therefore advise early application to avoid disappointment.
- How to apply
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International Relations (IR) is one of the fastest growing sections of our Graduate Programme and an area in which we are investing significantly. The MA course units on offer cover most of the field with a significant emphasis on the critical and normative dimensions of contemporary IR scholarship. This pathway is less research training intensive and will suit those wishing to obtain a high-level specialist subject qualification. The programme aims to provide students with critical grounding in the theory and practice of international politics in an era of globalisation. The programme is designed for students for whom a taught MA will be a prelude to careers in fields related to government and non-governmental organisations, as well as teaching, journalism or any career where advanced knowledge of international politics coupled with an advanced capacity to communicate effectively will be an advantage. It will appeal particularly to those with an interest in the political and ethical issues which arise from current disparities in wealth and power in the international system.
Course Director: Dr Laura McLeod
Fees for entry in 2016 have not been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2015 were as follows:
- MA (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £8,750
International students (per annum): £16,000
- MA (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,375
International students (per annum): £8,000
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
- Academic department
- School of Social Sciences
- Contact name
- Zoe Woodend
- +44(0) 161 275 1296
- +44(0) 161 275 2450
- Academic department overview
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