Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

International Relations

The course offers a strong theory orientation with the aim of providing a programme capable of standing at the core of the current discipline; it provides a substantial introduction to the main theoretical debates that shape the discipline and offers excellent preparation for undertaking a research degree.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree or above, or relevant professional experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6-6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core: Research methods; global policy analysis; international relations in 20th century; contemporary international relations theory; optional: Africa in international relations; international political economy; multinational corporations; European Union; nationalism; foreign aid; southern Asia; foreign policy; international security.

Sponsorship information

Award has ESRC recognition and bursaries are available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400