MSc — 2024 entry International Relations

One earth: 7.9 billion people, 195 countries, 40,000 non-governmental organisations, 60,000 multinationals, all linked by intricate processes of integration, collaboration and conflict. On this masters you’ll take on the role of diplomats, foreign policy experts, analysts, and learn how to engage international politics with depth and precision.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

  • You’ll master international relations theories and political science methods that will enable you to investigate the links between local, national and international politics, and engage in issues that shape the world today.
  • On our International Relations MSc, you will study how politics is shaped internationally, while developing the research and analytical skills to support your future career.  
  • You will be taught by award-winning researchers in creative and engaging formats, learn through their latest cutting-edge work, pushing the boundaries of International Relations. 
  • You will be part of a vibrant research community that involves research seminars, public lectures, roundtables, film screenings and internationally renowned guest speakers.
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Fantastic graduate prospects

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Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

We are ranked in the top 20 for the quality of our research outputs

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