Lancaster University

Lancaster University

International Relations

This is a broad based programme of study for those wishing to gain a thorough grounding in the theory, structure and working of the modern international system.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent. Relevant professional qualifications and experience will also be considered. IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Major approaches to the study of international relations; theory and method in postgraduate studies; dissertation (20,000 words).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a 5,000-word essay for each module, and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Bursaries of �1000 per annum, subject to annual renewal, for overseas students of outstanding academic merit.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 14,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,125 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510880