Courses / Modules / PAIR6075 MSc Dissertation in Politics & International Relations

MSc Dissertation in Politics & International Relations

When you'll study it
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Theresa Capelos
Academic year

Module overview

The researching and writing of a 12,500 – 15,000 word dissertation provides you with the opportunity to integrate and hone a variety of skills acquired and extended during your studies, and to significantly deepen your knowledge of a topic of your choice. In many ways, the dissertation is the culmination of your studies in the Division of Politics & International Relations. Writing a dissertation will require you to research, compile, analyse, summarise, assess, argue, formulate, structure, and evaluate. In writing your dissertation, you must engage with problems/issues/topics that broadly reflect the substantive content and/or methodological concerns of your chosen programme.