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International Relations (Extended), MA

International Relations (Extended), MA

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

International Relations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Extended MA (EMA) in International Relations delivers stimulating teaching about the international system. It covers critical issues, crucial actors and alternative methods of analysis and interpretation.

You will gain a deep and well rounded appreciation of volatile global dynamics, before specialising in the Asia-Pacific region of the world.

Graduates of this course progress to rewarding careers in government and politics, UN organisations, the Foreign Office and humanitarian organisations.

The partner institution for EMA International Relations is The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Founded in 1997, the Bush School is ranked in the top 12 percent of the 266 graduate public affairs schools in the USA, according to rankings published in U.S. News & World Report. Located in College Station, Texas, the School’s programmes are housed in the Robert H. and Judy Ley Allen Building, which is part of the George Bush Presidential Library Center on the West Campus of Texas A&M. This location affords students access to the archival holdings of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, invitation to numerous events hosted by the George Bush Foundation at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, and inclusion in the many activities of the Texas A&M community. Texas A&M is the second-largest university in the USA with 66,000 enrolled students in 2016. It holds membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 61 institutions with this distinction.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (EXTENDED) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

You will develop a deep level of knowledge around international relations, as well as excellent oral and professional writing skills.

Graduates of the MA in International Relations go on to careers in UN organisations, 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.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 2 years | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

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.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is your first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a 2:2 with a minimum of 55% overall.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more