De Montfort University

International Relations MA

The course is designed for students to obtain an advanced level understanding of key global issues such as globalisation, international political economy, security, health, and the role of states and non-state organisations. The programme offers diversity in the range of study, from international relations theory to regional integration. The programme will provide you with an advanced level of understanding of the modern world, including the way in which states, regions and international organisations interact.

Entry requirements

MA: Students should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in any subject. Applications from those with significant professional experience in politics and international relations will be considered individually. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.

Course modules

Modules: Theory and practice of international relations; globalisation; research methodology; dissertation. Elective modules: Post-cold war world order; US foreign policy; regional security in the European neighbourhood; Britain and European integration; international trade; global health: politics, policy and strategy; international human resource management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is usually through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 500 per Module (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 500 per Module (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 500 per Module (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 500 per Module (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus LE1 9BH East Midlands

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