Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

International Relations

This course gives an understanding of how international relations theory is applied to real-world policy and strategy, and the practical problems involved in this. Students examine the theory and definition of the state and relations between different states, and the roles of other institutions and organisations, like multinational companies and transnational crime organisations.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent. If English is not the 1st language applicants are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent English language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Core modules: International relations theory in context; international institutions and policy; major project. Optional modules: War, peacekeeping and military intervention; policing transnational crime; communication and conflict; terror as crime; postgraduate research methods; independent learning module.

Assessment methods

Assessments are based on briefs; written reports; poster presentations; group projects; dissertation; essays; case studies; research proposal; short analyses of global events; short review papers; practical data gathering exercises; short abstracts of core course readings.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge Campus Cambridge CB1 1PT East of England

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