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The International Relations programme at Queen Mary University of London offers you challenging and thought-provoking modules. It covers the key concepts and theoretical traditions within International Relations and their relevance to contemporary themes in world politics.

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Overview

With this International Relations programme at Queen Mary University of London you will expand your knowledge by delving into the complexities of war in a global context, gain an insight into the practices of US foreign policy and learn how globalisation has changed international relations.

The International Relations offers three study options: Master of Arts, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.

This Masters in International Relations is for you if you want to:

  • Understand the current world order from a historical perspective.
  • Study when it suits you via an interactive online platform.
  • Become part of a diverse international community of students and academics.
  • Graduate from a Russell Group university. 
  • Develop a career in an international organisation such as UN, WHO, IMF or foreign offices.

Career

Graduates from QMUL programmes progress to diverse positions of responsibility in government, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), international organisations and the not-for-profit sector as well as broader roles in the media and finance sector.  They also go on to careers in academia and our programmes help students develop the required research skills.

The combination of theoretical understanding, rigorous debate, independent research, self-reflection and critical evaluation make graduates from the School of Politics and International Relations very attractive to a range of prospective employers. 

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Contemporary World Politics: Theories, Concepts, Themes
  • International Security: War and Peace in a Global Context
  • Themes and Cases in US Foreign Policy
  • Globalisation and the International Political Economy of Development

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible. 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class honours degree in politics or a related discipline.*
  • IELTS 7.0 (including 6.5 in the writing component), if your first language is not English.
  • We may consider graduates with a minimum of an upper second class-honours degree in another subject with either additional relevant qualifications or work experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Our partners

International Relations
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Queen Mary University of London

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