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51 degrees at 29 universities in the UK.

International Studies and Diplomacy MA/PGDip

International Studies and Diplomacy MA/PGDip

The MA/PGDip International Studies and Diplomacy (ISD) programme is designed for those engaged in, or planning to embark upon, a professional career requiring international expertise in government, not-for-profit,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £16,315 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £5,438 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £8,158 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

  • International Relations 2: Contemporary World Politics (15 Credits)
  • Dissertation MA International Studies and Diplomacy (60 Credits)
  • International Relations 1: Foundations of World Politics (15 Credits)
  • Foundations of International Law (15 Credits)
  • General Diplomatic Studies (15 Credits)
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Security, Conflict and International Development MA

Security, Conflict and International Development MA

This degree will provide you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the range of activities that underpin contemporary humanitarianism. Focusing on the dynamics and transformations of conflict in the...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: £8,520 overall cost (UK/EU)

Modules

Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding PGCert/MA

Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding PGCert/MA

Our Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding MA is aimed at practitioners already working in these fields, but also those working in related areas. We designed and deliver this course jointly with the United...Read more
(4.1)
  • 30 months Online degree: £9,200 overall cost (UK/EU)

International Development Management MA

International Development Management MA

This course will give you a firm understanding of development theory in an international context, with a particular focus on how to bring theory into practice and build your practical expertise in range...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)

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Media and Globalisation MA

Media and Globalisation MA

This course explores issues from media to culture, politics, globalisation, the creative industries and digital multimedia practices. It’s designed to provide you with the in-depth knowledge and critical...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: £3,500 per year (UK/EU)

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Sport and International Development MA

Sport and International Development MA

This MA programme is dedicated to the study of sport as a tool for international development. It considers the ways in which sport can be used to tackle a range of social welfare issues, and how development...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,624 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree

Modules

International Development MA

International Development MA

On this MA, you’ll benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to international development, drawing from areas such as politics, economics, anthropology, philosophy, sociology, geography, and environmental science. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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International Studies in Education MA

International Studies in Education MA

This programme is for people who are interested in taking an international and comparative perspective on educational issues. We offer two pathways on the International Studies in Education, the general...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree

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Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation MA

Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation MA

A unique two year Masters course, part of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme bringing together five leading European institutions in journalism and media education. Who is it for? This course...Read more
(3.9)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)

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Postcolonial Studies MA

Postcolonial Studies MA

The MA Postcolonial Studies Programme offers a focus on the historical relationships of power, domination and practices of imperialism and colonialism in the modern period (late nineteenth-century to...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,685 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,843 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £3,228 per year (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £4,843 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

International Development MA

International Development MA

This course recognises that international development environments and related debates constantly evolve. It captures this dynamism in its multi-layered approach and it highlights the connections made...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: £4,000 per year (UK/EU)

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Media and International Development MA

Media and International Development MA

Get to grips with a fascinating subject on this innovative programme. You’ll address current theories, practice and research surrounding the relationship between media and development, and you’ll have...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Global Digital Cultures MA

Global Digital Cultures MA

The emergence of the internet and digital culture has affected all societies, albeit unevenly. This programme explores the global dimensions of digital culture, focusing on digital creativity and practices...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,685 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,843 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £3,228 per year (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £4,843 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Conflict, Governance and International Development MA

Conflict, Governance and International Development MA

Gain comprehensive knowledge in the field of international development and equip yourself with the necessary skills to pursue a career in this engaging area. You’ll specialise in the area of conflict...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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MA Muslim Minorities in a Global Context (Online Learning)

MA Muslim Minorities in a Global Context (Online Learning)

This programme gives you an opportunity to consider Muslim minority communities comparatively, within both western and non-western contexts. You will explore the varieties of religious interpretations...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Online degree: £12,000 overall cost (UK/EU)

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Globalisation Business and Sustainable Development MA

Globalisation Business and Sustainable Development MA

Gain comprehensive knowledge in the field of globalisation, business and sustainable development and equip yourself with the necessary skills to pursue a career in this fascinating area. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Gender Analysis in International Development MA

Gender Analysis in International Development MA

There’s never been a more apt time to study gender and its effect on international development. You’ll explore a number of fascinating topics including concepts used in gender analysis of development,...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Global Media and Transnational Communications MA

Global Media and Transnational Communications MA

This MA looks at contemporary changes in media and communications, by putting into perspective the transformations that affect the way people live and work, national and international institutions evolve,...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,750 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,875 per year (UK/EU)

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Global Policy MA

Global Policy MA

*Please note this course is subject to validation. Aspire to be a change maker? A problem solver? Or to tackle critical global challenges? Our Global Policy MA will give you the skills and expertise to...Read more
(3.6)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £12,500 per year (UK/EU)

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International Development Management MA

International Development Management MA

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 development...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,850 per year (UK/EU)
  • 15 months Full time degree: £6,850 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,430 per year (UK/EU)
  • 27 months Part time degree: £3,430 per year (UK/EU)

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