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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Politics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MA in Politics gives you stimulating high level training in the core components of contemporary political study, and a solid grounding in research skills and theoretical approaches to politics.

You then select options that focus on global, comparative and British politics, as well as political theory and philosophy.

This degree is enriched by the chance of work-based placement learning, either through the Wales for Africa programme or through placements arranged with government organisations in Wales.

These placements are awarded on a competitive basis, adding substantial life and career experience to your studies.

POLITICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

You will develop a deep level of knowledge around politics and political study, as well as excellent oral and writing skills.

Graduates of the MA in Politics go on to careers in government and politics, humanitarian organisations, business, media and PR.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module introduces MA students to philosophical and methodological issues relating to the possibilities, purpose and conduct of the social sciences. These issues are of great importance for the development of thinking about how to study political theory, political science or international relations. The intellectual reflection demanded by this module will feed into students’ approaches to their work in the sub-disciplinary modules and dissertation.
Politics

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree (2.2) in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.