University of Bath
International Relations and European Politics
The MA in International Relations and European Politics provides students with: A unique postgraduate experience designed to train graduates pursuing international careers in administration, diplomacy, policy formation and research; the opportunity to study in an internationally diverse postgraduate community; an enthusiastic and approachable teaching team who are internationally renowned experts in their research fields; a clear geographical perspective to international relations and a solid analytical framework in a unique blend of theory and empirical analysis; insight into contemporary international relations and the dimensions of political interactions. The programme explores contemporary European politics and societies. It has a distinctive focus on European policies and policy making. Our students study the interplay of multi level governance between European and national institutions.
A good undergraduate degree (1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. In addition, we also take the following into account: extended and responsible experience in a relevant field in commerce, or industry, or in teaching, or in a government establishment, together with authorship of papers or other work of an acceptable academic standard, eg published translation.English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 62 with no less than 59 in any component. References: 2 references are required, atleast 1 of which must be an academic reference.
Core units: international relations theories; comparative European politics; scopes and methods of politics and international relations; Master's dissertation. Optional units: the politics of sustainability: environmental security and international relations; resilience and national security; the politics of migration; memory culture: memory politics; Europe in global politics; multilevel governance and multi layered citizenship in Europe; social modernisation and the transformation of democracy; European security; foreign policy analysis; comparative European social policy; international organisations in world politics; global governance; Britain and Europe.
Assessment consists of a combination of coursework essays, class exercises, projects, oral presentations and examinations. We also place strong emphasis on developing presentation and discussion/communication skills which, in many units, is part of the assessed work.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Bath||Bath||BA2 7AY||South West|