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Politics and International RelationsPart of Economic, Social and Political SciencePostgraduate study

Taught Degrees

We offer a range of postgraduate taught programmes across politics and international relations. The taught part of all our programmes combine core and optional modules, combining empirical and theoretical material, and ranging in coverage from intensive studies of individual states to broad introductions to issues such as globalisation, political economy, democracy, governance, citizenship and beyond.

All of our programmes also involve rigorous research training, which delivers key skills that are useful to those going onto further research as well as to those seeking professional careers outside academia. For most programmes, a diploma may be awarded on successful completion of the taught elements, whereas an MSc will be awarded on the successful completion of a dissertation.

Courses List:

MSc International Politics

MSc International Politics (Research)

MSc International Security and Risk

Master of Public Administration

Politics student experiences

MSc Governance and Policy student Charlotte Rankin talks about course modules and the insights she has gained from her studies

Governance modules
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