Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

International Studies

These courses are offered at three levels: a master's degree (MA), a postgraduate diploma (PGDip) and a postgraduate certificate (PGCert). To gain a master's in International Studies, you will have to pass all the taught modules and the dissertation. To gain a PGDip you will have to pass all the taught modules. A PGCert is awarded upon successful completion of three taught modules (particular modules are specified for each named award). Each of the four named awards share common modules during the first semester. These three modules are compulsory and provide the foundation for the specific pathways taken in the second semester and the dissertation.

Entry requirements

Students are normally required to have at least a second-class honours degree from a university in the UK or an equivalent qualification from countries outside the UK. The degree should be in an appropriate discipline. English langiage requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Course modules

Core modules: international relations in theory and practice; global political economy; readings in social science; research methods in the social sciences.

Assessment methods

Assessment is conducted through a variety of assignments linked to the expected learning outcomes. Assignments will include essays, presentations, projects, reports and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,980 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,980 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,980 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,980 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,620 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 18 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

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