University of Reading

University of Reading


The course is designed to help you develop an understanding of practices and procedures of modern diplomacy, and to develop a systematic understanding of international affairs. The core module focuses on diplomatic methodology, practice and law, and on diplomatic mediation, international organisations that are staffed by diplomats and other civilian officials, public diplomacy and instruments of soft power.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have a 2.1 degree or above (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).

Course modules

Modules include: Ontemporary diplomacy; international relations; origins and causes of wars; conflict and conflict resolution; conflict in the Middle East.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 6,930 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months
MA Mixed mode - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289