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International Relations MA

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Full time | Streatham Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

International Relations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

  • You will investigate and contextualise major events, current crises and global trends with a particular focus on security, international relations theory and foreign policy
  • Our teaching is informed by the international challenges we face in the 21st Century, the latest think tank reports, policy texts and the core texts that have shaped the discipline
  • Teaching may include input from external speakers, debates, conferences, field trips and simulations
  • Tailor your degree to your interests and career ambitions with our wide range of optional modules including Global Security, East Asian Regional Order, and The Politics of Global Capitalism
  • We will equip you with skills that are highly sought after by employers or for further study around the world

Careers
Career paths

Many of our students are working professionals in governments around in the world, NGOs and aid agencies and choose to take the MA International Relations to provide them with a broader perspective and develop their careers.

Our students go on to work in aid agencies; the media; NGOs in the UK and overseas; government bodies such as the Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office; the Diplomatic Service; international organisations including EU institutions and the United Nations; and think tanks. Many of our students also stay on to study for?MPhil/PhD and Masters by Research?and follow academic careers.

Modules

This module provides an advanced entry-level introduction to the key debates in the contemporary study of International Relations (IR). The module is designed to introduce students to the broad conceptual, historical, methodological and disciplinary themes that have shaped the study of IR from the end of the nineteenth-century. The module locates key texts, ideas and theories in distinct historical contexts (colonialism, two World Wars, the Cold War), illuminating how academic ideas and social practices are shaped by and shape world affairs.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£19,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

University information

The University of Exeter is a research university that is a member of the leading research- oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 25,000 students, 5,500 of these are postgraduates, studying across Exeter’s three main campuses located across...more