London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

International Relations

This course focuses on contemporary international relations and the understanding of overall global dynamics; its interdisciplinary approach links the study of international politics, international political economy and international public law; international change is also emphasised through the course; the course aims to equip students for analytical research on contemporary structures, processes and factors in international and transnational relations.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree (or above) or better in a relevant discipline is required. Candidates with other relevant qualifications are welcome.

Course modules

Modules include: Theory and research in international relations; the evolution of the modern inter-state system; international relations and the legal regulation of conflict. Optional modules include: Religion in international relations; human security; security studies; European integration; international conflict resolution; ethics in international relations; the new Europe in the new international system.

Assessment methods

Assessment varies from module to module but typically encompasses a mixture of essays, project work, oral presentations and unseen examinations. The dissertation element forms a third of the overall assessment weighting.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,965 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,700 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 885 per Module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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020 7133 4202