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International Relations (Extended), MA

International Relations (Extended), MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

International Relations

Course type


Course Summary

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. The Graduate Centre of the College of Arts and Humanities is designed to promote international standard individual and collaborative research activity.

Swansea University has a widely respected name for the teaching of international relations. 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.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 2 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



Approaches to International Relations
International Security in the Asia Pacific.
Conceptual Issues of Social Sciences

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is 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