University of Bristol
Gender and International Relations
This programme examines and deploys perspectives from feminism, gender studies, cultural studies, and sexuality studies, in conjunction with inter-disciplinary research in international political economy, civil-military relations, international development and the study of men and masculinities.
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification). Degrees from all disciplines are considered.
Core units: feminisms and international relations; international security or international political economy; theories of international relations; independent study for dissertation. Optional units: 3 optional units in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) from a list supplied during the academic year. Topics vary each year but may include: conflict, security and development; small business development; managing and evaluating development; development skills in practice; environmental politics; politics of HIV/AIDS in Africa; governing the global borderlands; international development organisations; masculinities and IR; foreign policy analysis; research methods; militarisation, militarism and war; discourse analysis; international human rights; politics of Latin America; Sino-US relations; east Asia and global development; Japan and east Asia; east Asia, Europe and global integration; rethinking the state; global civil society; china's international relations; religion and politics in the west; globalisation and culture; narrating the self; interpreting gender; philosophy of social science; popular music and society; nations and nationalism; care, labour and gender: international policy development; European foreign policy; liberalism, terror and the politics of insecurity; nuclear (in)security.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Tyndall Avenue, Bristol||Bristol||BS8 1TH||South West|
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