Politics and international relations in the Middle East display many of the characteristic features of the modern world. Contentious legacies of imperial map-making fuel frontier disputes and...Read more
This is an interdisciplinary social science training programme designed to prepare you for further research in the workplace or for MPhil/PhD study.
The programme covers ontology, epistemology, quantitative...Read more
The MSc Global Governance equips you with the necessary tools to understand how key global challenges are addressed by numerous global actors and institutions in the absence of a world government. ...Read more
On this programme you will explore a variety of themes in areas related to mass media, politics and communication. You will seek to understand flows of information and their political consequences both...Read more
The MSc in Politics (Radical Political Theory) at Canterbury Christ Church University is established upon a firm foundation of research-led teaching, innovative and blended learning methods, expertise...Read more
Why study this course?
This MSc degree will provide you with the analytical understanding and knowledge to lead the agenda for prevention of two of the worlds most pressing issues, the politics of violence...Read more
Containing 60 percent of the world’s population, Asia is the setting for many of the most important political issues in the world today. These issues include the rise of China and India, economic...Read more
Over the past few decades, questions about the production, supply, preparation, consumption and disposal of food have become central to our understanding of society and politics. With the rise of a global...Read more
The Department of Politics and International Studies offers seven linked masters programmes in politics and the international politics of Asia and Africa.
The MSc African Politics is a regional...Read more
It is impossible to fully understand the modern world without knowledge of politics, philosophy and economics. They have long been recognised as overlapping and informing one other and it was only relatively...Read more
China has the world’s biggest population and the second largest economy in the world. As part of the BRICS and BASIC group, China has a large impact in world affairs: understanding China is...Read more
This Masters degree in politics explores the history of global political and economic forces and the ideas that have shaped them. We will consider and evaluate the genesis and transmission of neoliberal...Read more
Students are encouraged to examine critically the relationship between labour, capitalism, development and poverty. We investigate labour in the contemporary social and economic development...Read more
This Masters degree in politics explores pressing contemporary issues using political theory and sociology. Our focus is on the nature and workings of political power and authority and we will consider...Read more
This programme takes a critical political ecology frame and examines environmental policy and its intersections with development from a social justice angle. It is taught and convened by leading...Read more
This Masters degree in politics examines the day-to-day practice and reality of government by analysing post-war politics and public policy in the UK and around the world. You will develop your ability...Read more
The MSc in Comparative Political Thought builds on SOAS’s wealth of regional expertise to offer a new approach to cross-regional comparison of political thinking. It reframes the study of political...Read more
This interdisciplinary Masters programme in environment and politics combines critical social theory and detailed empirical analyses to explore contemporary global environmental politics and policy. ...Read more
Is education a force for reproduction or transformation in the world? Does education change the world or maintain the current system - for example, can it alleviate the effects of poverty or does it increase...Read more