University of Westminster

University of Westminster

International Relations and Democratic Politics

Comparisons of various historical continuities, discontinuities and contrasts are employed within the contexts of social processes and international relations. The course considers various aspects of the international order and international politics, including the dynamics of international social and political power relationships as well as the role of violence, peace and war in the rise of the modern state, competing perspectives on the human sciences. These topics are studied comparatively in relation to governmental, political and social processes and in the contexts of various historical continuities, discontinuities and contrasts.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, 1st Class or upper 2nd Class or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications from overseas are welcome; if you hold or are expecting to gain a good 1st degree in an unrelated subject, you may be required to complete the University's Summer School module in international relations or an equivalent approved by the course admissions tutor. If your 1st language is not English, an attainment of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent must be demonstrated. Your application must be supported by a reference written on institutional notepaper by an academic familiar with your abilities. Applications from mature candidates are welcomed.

Assessment methods

These include projects, presentations and essays.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MA Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MA Part-time January 2017 - 24 months
MA Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2017 - 24 months
MA Full-time January 2018 - 12 months
MA Part-time January 2018 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent Street Westminster W1B 2UW South East

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