University of Sussex
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent), preferably in a humanities or social sciences subject; relevant degrees include: Political science; economics; geography; history; law; philosophy; sociology; and area studies. A degree in the social sciences or humanities does not constitute a strict requirement and applicants with degrees in other disciplines will be given due consideration. Relevant work and voluntary experience will also be considered, particularly in cases where candidates fall short of the academic requirement.
Autumn term: Global governance: Theory and practice; governing the global economy. Spring term: you choose 2 options from 1 of 2 areas. Area 1: East Asia in the international system; The Middle East in global order; the political economy of the environment; the political economy of development; the political economy of global finance. Area 2: Peace processes and post-conflict reconstruction; human rights in international relations; Russian foreign and security policy; terror, security and the state; war in world politics. You also take a research methods and professional skills module, which provides training to prepare you for further research and a professional career. Summer term: You carry out work on your MA dissertation under the supervision of a member of faculty. There is also a dissertation with a placement option.
Global governance: Theory and practice is assessed by a 4,000-word paper and a presentation; governing the global economy is assessed by a 5,000-word paper; assessment of the spring-term options is by 5,000-word term papers; you also write a 10,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
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