London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

International Relations Theory

The programme is designed for students who want to look deeply at the theoretical aspects of international relations; materials studied include classical and contemporary forms of realism and liberalism, the English School, constructivism, critical approaches to the subject, normative theory, and feminist scholarship. The programme is particularly suitable for those students intending to proceed to a research degree and an academic career, but will also be of interest to anyone who wishes to deepen their conceptual grasp of contemporary international relations.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in international relations, politics, history, sociology, philosophy or related disciplines; English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE graduate support scheme; other scholarships and awards are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 18,432 per Year 1 (International) 11 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 18,432 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 11 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 18,432 per Year 1 (Scotland) 11 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 18,432 per Year 1 (Wales) 11 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 18,432 per Year 1 (England) 11 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,216 per Year 1 (England) 23 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,216 per Year 1 (International) 23 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,216 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 23 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,216 per Year 1 (Scotland) 23 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,216 per Year 1 (Wales) 23 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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