University of Portsmouth
International Relations and European Studies
This course offers study of new security threats, terrorism, the rise of economic power in the East, the resurgence of Russia, and the spread of globalisation, alongside the establishment of the EU as an international player. You will engage with the main debates in this field, with a multidisciplinary approach to specific topics.
A good Honours degree in social sciences, humanities or related subject. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Core modules: Global governance; challenges to EU politics and governance; contemporary security in international relations (providers and challenges); dissertation/major project. Optional modules: Europe (integration and democratisation); France and Africa (from the colonial to the contemporary era); nation and identity in Europe; Europe and the world; negotiation and lobbying in the EU (a simulation game); independent project; work-based learning.
Assessment for most units on the course is in the form of an extended essay or project plus a 15,000-word dissertation at the end.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,300 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees)||13 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||13 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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