University of Warwick

University of Warwick

International Relations

The core module gives students an in-depth understanding of the ideas and approaches that international relations scholars use to make sense of the practices of international politics; students also consider, for example, international cooperation, identity politics, and global governance, and the roles of actors other than nation states.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 degree (or equivalent) in political science or a related discipline; English language requirements: IELTS 7.0; TOEFL (iBT) 100, PTE 70, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Course modules

Core course: International relations theory; plus 2 options from: theories and issues in international political economy; globalisation, governance and development, democratisation and development; international assistance; European integration; politics of international trade; international business in the international system; politics of global finance; international relations of Pacific Asia; political economy and international politics of the Islamic world; violence, theory and the subject of international politics, East Asian development models; or from the following 1/2 options: transformation of the former Soviet Union, internal and external political and economic reform since 1991; transformation of east and central Europe, internal and external political and economic reform since 1989; problems of British economic management; explanation in social science; plus subject to approval 1/2 options in: gender, imperialism and international development; immigration and nationality law; ethnicity and global order; race, identity and ethnicity; assessment by essays plus, for Master's, 15,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 16,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,040 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 16,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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