SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

International Studies and Diplomacy

This programme is designed for those engaged in, or planning to embark upon, a professional career requiring international expertise in government, not-for-profit, corporate or academic environments. The programme also suits those engaged in or considering research roles within a policy think tank, risk analysis organisation or doctoral programme and seeking to deepen their academic and practical understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice. Students choose a combination of courses to meet their specific professional needs and personal interests.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent); applications from academically strong individuals from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds are encouraged; it is not always necessary to have a 1st degree in a discipline directly related to the programme.

Course modules

General diplomatic studies and practice; international politics of transitional justice; international relations 1 (foundations of world politics); international relations 2 (contemporary world politics); international law 1 (foundation); international economics; international security; sport and diplomacy ("more than a game"); history and future of the United Nations; global advocacy.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,540 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,540 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,540 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,540 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,290 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,770 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,645 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,770 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,770 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,770 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,180 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,180 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,430 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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