University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

International Relations

This programme will provide students with a solid grounding in the philosophical and practical aspects of international political analysis. It introduces students to key concepts such as power, agency, the state, international society and order. The wide choice of modules offered by the school allows students to tailor this programme to their own interests.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent); mature applicants without standard entry requirements but with substantial and relevant experience may be considered; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: dissertation; theories and concepts in international relations. Optional modules: designing political enquiry; quantitative political analysis; comparative democratic development; contemporary warfare; Europe and the developing world; European union politics; gender and development; global Asia; grand strategy; international political economy; justice beyond borders: theories of international and intergenerational justice; special project a; special project b; terrorism and insurgencies; the politics of south Asia; the road to Guantanamo: the treatment and experience of prisoners, civilian internees and detainees since 1860; the theory and practice of diplomacy; war, peace and terror; western counter-terrorism cooperation; when does Russia expand and why?

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of coursework and/or examination, with some modules also requiring an assessed presentation.

Sponsorship information

Candidates may apply for an ESRC studentship.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,610 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Postgraduate Administrator
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