University of Sheffield
Politics with Research Methods
This course will prepare you for MPhil, PhD and a career in research. You�ll develop skills in three complementary areas: politics and international relations methods training, political analysis generally, and specialist training in your chosen area of politics or international relations. 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.
You'll need a 2.1 honours degree, plus references from previous tutors. If you have different qualifications, we'll look at your application on its individual merits. 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: research methods; philosophy and methodology of political research; dissertation in politics with research methods. Choose two optional modules 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.
You�ll be assessed continuously through essays.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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