Postgraduate courses

With a strong emphasis on student-led sessions, our modules provide a solid base for your final dissertation, where you can demonstrate your abilities in an extended piece of research, or a research-focused work placement, where you can develop a policy-relevant research project within a government or non-governmental institutions.

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Study abroad

You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.

Locations of our partner universities include Australia, China and the United States.

Five reasons to study for a masters in international relations or public affairs at Surrey

Our postgraduate courses in international relations and public affairs provide you with a wealth of personal, professional and academic opportunities. Here are the top five reasons why you should choose the University of Surrey for your politics master. 

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Scholarships and bursaries

Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.