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International Relations and Global Governance MA

International Relations and Global Governance MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

International Relations International Politics

Course type


Course Summary

This cutting-edge Masters programme broadens students' global perspectives on issues of governance and contemporary international relations. You will take part in interactive seminars, discussion and simulation exercises, as well as undertaking group project work. There are also opportunities for individual research and guided study. MA students are a fundamental part of the intellectual life of the Politics and International Relations study group. This programme take part in the regular series of guest lectures and research seminars on issues of contemporary political relevance as well as taking part in the conferences and events organised and hosted by the Aston Centre for Europe and by the study group. All students have the opportunity to take part in a week long study trip to visit the EU institutions and related organisation in Brussels. This course equips students with the knowledge and analytical and transferable skills to pursue further postgraduate research or a successful career in the public and private sector. The careers pursued by our students vary greatly, but typical careers include: employment in international organisations (EU, WTO, UN etc.), research in policy-oriented domestic or international think tanks, careers in government administration, further postgraduate research at PhD level, journalism, international marketing or business.

Different course options

Full time | Aston Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The Governance of Global Problems - Core
International Relations Theory - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have 2.1 degree in Social Science, Language or a related subject. Other degrees might be suitable depending on personal statement and motivation.