Middlesex University

Middlesex University

International Relations

This course focuses on the foreign and defence policy needs of sovereign powers and the policy choices of national and international leaders.

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess a good Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. Applications from individuals with relevant qualifications and a minimum of 3 years' work experience are welcomed. Those without formal qualifications should demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. Candidates should have competence in English language and grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Course modules

Modules include: Global security; globalisation; principles and practice of international relations; research skills.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include book reviews, primary document reports and essays The final module is assessed by a dissertation proposal of 2,000 words, and the dissertation of 10,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MA Part-time £ 43 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 8411 5555