Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

International Relations

The MSc in International Relations, the largest Masters stream offered by the Department of Politics and International Relations, allows you the opportunity to engage critically with broad issues in various regions around the globe. The core of the programme introduces key themes and approaches to the study of international politics, and then allows you to bring these to bear on social, economic, and political interactions of key actors in world politics This course is also offered at Postgraduate Diploma level for those who do not have the academic background necessary to begin an advanced Masters degree. The structure of the Diploma is identical except that you will not write a dissertation. If you are successful on the Diploma you may transfer to the MSc, subject to academic approval.

Entry requirements

PgDip

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent. Mature students with substantial work experience will also be considered. For non-native English speakers we require IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in Writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-scores.

MSc

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent.

Mature students with substantial work experience will also be considered.

For non-native English speakers we require IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in Writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-scores.

Course modules

PgDip

Mandatory modules include: Analysing International Politics; Revolutions and Rebellion in International Politics. A wide range of optional modules are also available.

MSc

Mandatory modules include:
Analysing International Politics;
Revolutions and Rebellion in International Politics;
Dissertation

A wide range of optional modules are also available.

Assessment methods

PgDip

You will study a mixture of core units and elective options, including a generous choice of free options.

MSc

You will study a mixture of core units and elective options, including a generous choice of free options, and write a supervised dissertation over the summer.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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