University of Reading

University of Reading

Politics and International Relations

Collaborate with academics who have personal experience of public policy, government departments and international organisations (including NATO), or working as advisers to government (including in the UK, the US, France, Italy and Germany). You will benefit from the high level of our research, which has been recognised worldwide by visiting professorships at leading universities. We were ranked within the top 10 in the UK for research intensity in the latest national assessment.1 Our research is cited regularly as well as translated into other languages. Seminar sizes vary from five or fewer to around 15 students. We teach in small groups, giving you maximum exposure to leading scholars. Leading practitioners contribute to the programmes as guest speakers. We also have close relationships with other departments with converging interests in international relations, strategic studies, wars and their origins, and the resolution of conflicts. • Designed to enhance research skills in politics and/or international relations • Preparation for a PhD, or for a research career in think tanks, government departments or elsewhere • Freedom to tailor the programme to suit your particular research interests • Specialist research dissertation • Suitable for graduates from any discipline

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,270 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289