Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

International Politics of the Internet

This course is designed for students to carve out their own course of study in the area of International Politics and the Internet. Students may choose to study the development of national cyber security strategies, the impact of international cyber crime treaties, global agreements on internet governance, or the creation of new legislation in the field of the internet and international politics. Students engage with the same issues that government ministers and private advisers struggle with in tackling this complex and fascinating subject.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent, plus 2 satisfactory references. Candidates who do not meet this requirement will be considered on a case-by-case basis via interview.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of: research proposals including a related bibliographic element, case studies, oral assessments and essays. Each student completes an integrative managerial report worth 60 credits, which deals with an area of chosen study in the 3rd semester.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,350 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 6,125 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Department of International Politics
Telephone number: 
01970 622708