University of Leeds
This programme introduces students to the central debates and issues within the study of international politics and relations; the course gives students the opportunity to analyse topics and concerns central to the functioning of the international system; the emphasis on international studies invites an interdisciplinary approach and reflects the broadening nature of the subject beyond the confines of inter-state relationships; students explore a wide range of contemporary and historical approaches to the subject, and focus upon on country-specific, regional and international processes; a range of other modules in theoretical and practical study-areas are offered, including research methods which can be useful in preparation for further study.
Generally a good Honours degree or equivalent professional qualification, but work experience may also be taken into account; candidates who have narrowly missed securing an upper 2nd result may be considered on their individual merits; overseas candidates must provide evidence of their English language proficiency.
Core modules: Theoretical approaches in international relations; international relations dissertation; optional modules include: conflict, complex emergencies and global governance; European defence and security analysis; American foreign policy; contemporary politics of the Middle East; political transitions in south east Asia; contemporary international security; contemporary issues in nuclear non-proliferation and WMD; international law and ethics in the war on terror; international politics and the environment; policing post-conflict cities; world politics and the environment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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