University of Southampton
This ESRC-recognised programme provides an opportunity to investigate current debates about the changing nature of global politics while receiving rigorous and extensive training in social science research methods. Successful ESRC-funded students will be eligible for a further three years' funding for PhD research.
MSc: First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.
Core modules: One World, Many Theories: Understanding International Relations Theories; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice; Qualitative Methods I; Quantitative Methods I; plus two from Qualitative Methods II, Quantitative Methods II or Survey Methods Optional modules: two from a wide range in Politics and International Relations and Social Sciences, Plus dissertation.
Each module will involve one or two sessions each week spread over the semester. For each module, students will be expected to write one or more essays (or equivalent), make presentations or contribute to seminar discussions. Some modules are assessed by essays, others by exams, and some by a mix of these methods. Exams are held at the end of each semester.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Wales)||3 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||3 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||8,773 per Year 1 (International)||3 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands)||3 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (EU)||3 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland)||3 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (England)||3 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||-||6 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site - Highfield Campus||SO17 1BJ||South East|
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