SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

International Politics

This course gives students the opportunity to undertake rigorous training in political theory, with special reference to the study of politics outside Europe and America.

Entry requirements

The qualification for entry is normally a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in politics or international relations, or a related social science discipline; applicants without such a background may be considered for admission depending on their academic training and undergraduate performance.

Course modules

International theory; comparative international political thought; power in world politics; geopolitics (space and power); international political economy; foreign policy analysis; security governance; international politics of human rights; international migration and diaspora politics; conflict, rights and justice; the law and politics of state violence (an interdisciplinary perspective); political thought on the just rebellion; violence, justice and the politics of memory; queer politics in Asia, Africa and the Middle East; childhood, politics and law; the Indian Ocean in world politics.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,895 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,948 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (England) 3 weeks
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,965 per Year 1 (International) 3 weeks
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 weeks
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 weeks
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 weeks

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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