University of Sheffield
You will look at key debates in international relations, reflecting on issues of critical importance in today�s world. Your study will give you in-depth knowledge of contemporary international relations theory, along with a practical knowledge of regional problems and challenges to global stability. Graduates work in government, NGOs, the private sector, consultancies and think tanks. They are directors, private secretaries, managers, political advisers, barristers, parliamentary clerks, senior civil servants and administrators.
A 2.1 Honours degree, plus supportive references from previous tutors. Candidates without a degree or equivalent but with suitable work experience may also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, 6.5 in writing, 5.5 in Listening and 5.5 in speaking, or equivalent.
Core modules: theory and practice of international relations; dissertation in international relations. Plus one of the following modules: the politics of international law; contemporary global security; global governance; global justice; research methods in politics; philosophy and methodology of political research. Optional modules: choose three from a range including: the political economy of globalisation; the politics of international law; contemporary ethnic conflict; Europeanization; the politics of global migration; contemporary global security.
All modules except the dissertation are taught in seminars. You�ll be assessed continuously through essays.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,615 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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