De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Diplomacy and World Order

This programme is designed to provide a detailed understanding of the evolution of diplomacy and the way in which diplomacy is practised in the contemporary world. The programme tackles a number of broader issues that impact on diplomatic processes, such as the way in which states operate in regional organisations such as the European Union, the threat of organised crime and terrorism and the role of multinational corporations and companies. The course will provide an advanced level of understanding of the modern world, including the way in which states, regions and international organisations interact.

Entry requirements

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. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.

Course modules

Core modules: diplomacy and international politics; globalisation; post cold war world order; research methodology; dissertation. Optional modules: US foreign policy; regional security in the European neighbourhood; Britain and European integration; international trade; global health: politics, policy and strategy; technology, crisis and globalisation.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

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