Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London

Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy

This programme provides an umbilical link between theory and practice, providing training in the concepts and applications of research appropriate for the study of diplomacy. You will learn in an environment tailor-made for the development of diplomatic skills at an inspiring new campus in London, one of the world's greatest cities and home to 163 Embassies and High Commissions. You will be provided with a specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of diplomacy deploying appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with practice in the field. Our students are challenged to acquire a critical awareness of the New World Order and how this concept relates to current issues involved in the study of diplomacy, learning from the past to deal with the challenges of the future.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (reading, listening, writing and speaking) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Individual Project, dissertation, business plan or placement; diplomacy: policy, practice and procedures 1; diplomacy: policy, practice and procedures 2; emergency simulations; diplomatic discourse; foreign policy analysis; second subject module.
Optional modules include: Economic global governance; the politics and practice of the European Union; economic diplomacy; diplomacy and religion; cultural projection and perception.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.

Sponsorship information

Loughborough University London offers a range of five scholarships to students. Our ambition is to inspire high achieving students from all backgrounds, to study a postgraduate programme with us and benefit from our outstanding teaching and cutting edge research facilities. Our Scholarships and Bursaries have been created to celebrate academic excellence, support ambition and reward meaningful contributions to local communities. Our Scholarships and Bursaries for 2016 Entry; please note applications for Scholarships close on 31st July 2016: • East London Community Scholarship: open to any student meeting the Loughborough University in London degree programme entrance criteria who obtained their GCSE's or A-levels (or equivalent qualifications) from within The Growth Boroughs - Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. These scholarships provide students with up to100% off the full cost of tuition fees. • Dean's Award for Enterprise: Competitive scholarship based on a one-page submission of your business idea. Applicants that are shortlisted will be asked to complete a short video interview and the award will be given at the discretion of the Dean, with the support of the Senior Leadership Team. • Excellence Scholarship: This scholarship awards high achieving UK, EU and International students. • Alumni Bursary: The Alumni Bursary offers graduates from Loughborough University 20% towards the full cost of their tuition fees, regardless of their programme or nationality. • 1909 Excellence Award: £1,909 off tuition fees for students who wish to study a programme from the Institute for Digital Technologies, the Institute for Design Innovation or the Institute for Sport Business AND have made a significant contribution to their University during their studies OR have at least two years or relevant, professional work experience OR have a plan to create a new business after graduation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,150 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London Campus Hackney E15 2GP South East

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Key information

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Postgraduate Research Enquiries
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01509 222496