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International Political Theory

University of St Andrews

12 months
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25450 GBP/year
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About

The MLitt in International Political Theory at the University of St Andrews provides students with a dynamic and systematic understanding of how political theory can be brought to bear on international politics and world affairs.

Overview

The MLitt in International Political Theory at the University of St Andrews is a one year taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations. The programme commences in September and ends the following August.

Highlights

  • The course offers a uniquely deep focus on both the history of political thought and contemporary political theory.
  • This programme is ideal for further academic work leading to a PhD at St Andrews or elsewhere.
  • The MLitt in International Political Theory prepares students for a wide range of professional fields including law, policy research and consultancy, NGOs, charities, international organisations, civil service and publishing.

Teaching format

The programme consists of four taught modules taken over two semesters and a 15,000-word dissertation in an area of your choice.

Modules are taught through a mixture of lectures, seminars and tutorials with average lecture sizes ranging from 20 to 30 students and tutorial sizes ranging from 1 to 15 students. Assessment methods include a combination of examination and coursework.

Careers

Students who graduate from the MLitt in International Political Theory go on to work in various professional fields including law, policy research and consultancy, NGOs, charities, international organisations, civil service and publishing.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students to build their employability skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Texts in International Political Theory
  • Analysis and Interpretation in International Political Theory
  • Reason of State
  • Global Constitutionalism
  • Politics After the ‘Death of God'
  • Terrorism and Liberal Democracy
  • Religion and International Politics
  • Identity and Collective Violence
  • Political Economy of Conflict
  • Gender and Terrorism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A strong 2.1 Honours degree. 
  • CV or résumé. This should include your personal details with a history of your education and employment to date
  • personal statement indicating your knowledge of the programme and how it will benefit you (500 words)
  • sample of academic written work (2,000 words)
  • two original signed academic references
  • academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12590 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12590 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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