The new MA in International Relations and Security Studies explores themes of peace and conflict studies, including:
war, violence and security-building between and within states and regions
Course summaryOn this timely course, you explore contemporary perspectives, concepts and events that challenge how knowledge about international relations (IR) is produced and how crises can be overcome. ...Read more
This degree is at the cutting edge of development theory, policy and management. It provides students with the critical and analytical skills to enable them to operate effectively in international...Read more
The MA in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies provides an advanced understanding of the inter-relationships between conflict, development, security, and governance in developing, fragile,...Read more
Advanced Practice in Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution MA
Are you interested in advancing your knowledge of contemporary conflict studies, and developing the skills and qualities needed for professional conflict and peace practice?
Do you want to...Read more
Our new MA in Peace, Resilience and Social Justice is designed for those seeking an advanced understanding of the major contemporary trends shaping our world, such as environmental crisis, widening...Read more
Studying International Relations involves considering some of the most important issues facing the world today.Poverty, war, terrorism, climate change, and human rights are all global priorities that...Read more
About the course
Globalisation and recent wars dramatise the enduring importance of world affairs to government, economics and people’s lives. If you are interested in a career focusing on global politics,...Read more
Drawing on the School’s research strengths in international security and sub-state conflicts, this programme addresses the phenomena of terrorism and insurgency in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. ...Read more
MA Contemporary History and International Politics
The world needs better politics: better ways of distributing resources and resolving conflicts.
How can we do this when our engagement with politics is most often local and national? The politics of...Read more
Co-run with the Department of Politics, this course gives you the opportunity to explore contemporary political philosophy and its historical underpinnings. You’ll study topics such as global justice,...Read more
Course Details Gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of globalisation and of the challenges the process of deeper economic integration presents. You will analyse diverse issues such as the...Read more
Modern democracies are increasingly shaped by the relationships between politicians, mass media and citizens. This interdisciplinary course applies ideas from a range of approaches to give you...Read more
There has never been a more exciting and important time to study world politics.
The refugee crisis, epidemics like Ebola and Zika, terrorism, international conflict and nuclear tensions are just some...Read more
This course explores key issues in international relations and global politics, with a particular focus on the East Asia region. Youll learn about the major structures and ideas shaping...Read more
Course Details This is your opportunity to develop your awareness of the relationships between peace, conflict resolution and development both nationally and internationally. You will consider issues...Read more
Our MA War and Strategy course will allow you to gain a thorough understanding of relevant methodological approaches and the questions and challenges of writing and researching military history. ...Read more
Explore the key themes that drive the creation of public policies – how they are made, framed, brought to life and managed. What makes the cogs of international organisations turn? What are the motivations,...Read more
This course attracts students from a variety of backgrounds. It will develop your professional skills in development research and practice.
Youll go on a unique placement-based dissertation...Read more
Course Details Open up a world of opportunities by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you...Read more