Swansea University

Swansea University

Politics

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This programme provides a broad introduction to the study of politics, covering the structures and processes of contemporary politics. It then allows students to select options that focus on global, comparative and/or British politics as well as political theory and philosophy. The degree is enriched by opportunities (awarded on a competitive basis) for work-based placement learning either through the Wales for Africa programme or placements arranged with government organisations in Wales.

Course modules

Modules typically include: civil society and international development; critical security; comparative politics in the new world order; global media; governance (from state formation to global governance); human rights and humanitarian intervention; new media technologies, society and politics; politics and public policy in the new wales; the policy making process; violence, conflict and development; war, identity and society.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792606752