University of Reading

University of Reading

International Relations

* Gives you a thorough introduction to the principal ideas employed in the study of world politics * Develops an understanding of contemporary global challenges and equips you to analyse them critically * Freedom to tailor the programme to suit your research interests * Specialist research dissertation in consultation with an expert supervisor * Suitable for graduates from any discipline **Politics and International Relations at Reading** Study with academics who have personal experience of public policy, government departments and international organisations, or of working as advisers to government. 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. Seminars are taught 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, public policy, and the resolution of conflicts. [1] Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * International relations theory * Themes and issues in contemporary international relations * Origins and causes of war * Introduction to qualitative research methods in Politics and International Relations * Dissertation

Assessment methods

Dissertation

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Mixed mode September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 6 Years
MA Mixed mode September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 6 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 28 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 28 Months

Campus details

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

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