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International Policy and Diplomacy MA

International Policy and Diplomacy MA

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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

3 years

Start date

FEB

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

International Politics Diplomatic Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

In this thought-provoking distance learning course you’ll address and debate key issues associated with how countries of the world co-exist in the face of rapid change.

The International Policy and Diplomacy MA, with its focus on the analysis of policy-making, is designed for practitioners in related fields and those interested in how and why decisions are made at the global level. The course is taught and assessed entirely online, giving you the freedom to study anytime, anywhere.

You’ll benefit from a global vision and understanding of the complex structures and processes in the contemporary world. This will give context to your specific field of work.

This course attracts professionals from many countries and in high profile positions including diplomats and experts in NGOs working in the field. This brings a rich variety of perspectives, insights and experiences to share and discuss with fellow students.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MA International Policy and Diplomacy.

Careers

After completing the International Policy and Diplomacy MA, you’ll be equipped with transferable skills attractive to employers. These can be adapted to a range of professions including:

  • Education
  • National foreign or defence ministries
  • Armed forces
  • Security services
  • International or regional organisations

Eager for more knowledge? Upon completion, you’ll be ideally placed for further academic study at PhD level.

Assessment

There are two types of assessments: practice (also called formative) or formal (also called summative).

Your formal assessments could include essays, virtual presentations or critical reviews.

Modules

International Relations in the Modern Era - Core
Diplomacy in a Global World - Core
Global Policy Analysis - Core
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£2,535

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£2,535

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Honours degree of 2:2 or above, or relevant professional experience.

University information

Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University has decades of experience providing first-rate postgraduate education across a broad range of disciplines. The award-winning institution offers courses designed in collaboration with learning industry experts in a bid to provide solutions to the challenges of tomorrow. The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare...more

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