Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

International Relations (Specialist)

The specialist pathway is the traditional Master's degree which offers the opportunity to specialise on a particular area of the discipline.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study. Non-native English speakers must take a University recognised test of academic English language proficiency. If an applicant has a Bachelor's degree from a UK University, they do not need to take an English proficiency test.

Course modules

Topics covered: anarchy; sovereignty; power; peace, war; harm; justice; ethics; realism; the global distribution of wealth and resources; trust in world politics.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through a combination of examinations, project work, short reports, essays and dissertation. It may, depending on the modules chosen, include seminar presentations, review essays and literature searches.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 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

Contact: 
Department of International Politics
Telephone number: 
01970 622625