Newcastle University

Newcastle University

World Politics and Popular Culture

This programme examines the changing dynamics of contemporary international relations in the context of the politics and various forces shaping and being shaped by popular culture. It focuses on key theories, policies and events in world politics in relation to both traditional and new media.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in international studies, politics or a related discipline; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications who have relevant professional experience will be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Clerical Officer (Postgraduate Taught), School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7200