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Politics and International Relations - Pathway in Environmental Politics and Climate Change MRes

Politics and International Relations - Pathway in Environmental Politics and Climate Change MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Climatology International Relations Global Warming Environmental Studies International Politics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MRes in Politics and International Relations in SPIRE is distinctive as it is one of the most diverse collections of Masters pathways in the UK. The programme offers the possibility of developing an individual specialism as well as learning about broader issues in the pathway, and in wider fields of Politics and International Relations. You will gain a thorough grounding in the philosophical and practical issues underpinning study and research in Politics and International Relations. Key benefits of studying for the MA/MRes in Politics and International Relations include; small class sizes, expert dissertation supervision on cutting-edge issues and debates, a dynamic academic community, strong student-staff relations and stimulating extra-curricular seminars and workshops. Staff and students regularly organise research events, which provide important opportunities for learning, networking and collegial debate on contemporary political and philosophical issues. For example, we host an annual Royal Institute of Philosophy lecture series, a bi-annual European Consortium on Political Research environmental politics PhD summer school, and in recent years have organised several ESRC-funded (Economic and Social Research Council) seminar series. The school of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment is a multi-disciplinary school which brings together research-led academics to produce world-class research. SPIRE’s research was rated among the strongest in the UK for its impact in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework - 2014.

Different course options

Full time | Keele University | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Climate Change has broad implications for states and societies, yet the foundations of debates on the issue are clouded with uncertainty. This module provides the introductions to the main academic frameworks used in the course combined with a distinctive focus on comparative public policy and social dynamics, focusing on Climate Policy-making in the UK, EU and the USA.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,415

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,320

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a first or a good second-class honours degree or it's equivalent. Your undergraduate degree should be in Politics, International Relations or any social science subject (e.g Law or Sociology), or a humanities subject (e.g History, Philosophy, English, or Modern languages).