Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

International Relations

The MA in International Relations is concerned with analysing the key issues and concepts in world politics. The core course provides students with a comprehensive and sophisticated appreciation of the importance of theory to understanding international politics, providing a detailed knowledge of individual theories. There is an extensive list of module options designed to allow you to develop your expertise and apply theories and concepts within particular issue areas, including international security, international political economy, and the impact of the changes associated with globalization on the study of international relations. The programme provides you with a set of analytical skills and knowledge that will allow you to think, talk and write critically about contemporary international issues, as well as a firm foundation for further study.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in politics or a related discipline.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Theories of international relations; political analysis; globalisation and the international political economy of development; optional modules: international security: war and peace in a global context; approaches to political economy; international public policy: concepts and practice; themes and cases in us foreign policy; case studies in EU policy making; implementation and evaluation of public policy; Latin America in the modern world; international relations of the Middle East; EU as an international actor.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a mix of coursework and a dissertation (12,000 words).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 - 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,585 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 4 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 4 months
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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