12 months
16100 GBP/year
7250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The International Relations program offered by Liverpool John Moores University provides a grounding in key theories while examining in depth issues of enduring international significance.


International Relations program offered by Liverpool John Moores University programme takes an expanded definition of International Relations and covers a range of subjects from economics, politics, law and culture to examining the actions of international organisations, nation-states and non-state actors. 

It provides you with an essential grounding in international relations theory and also provides a range of specialist modules which examine in depth issues of enduring international significance: conflict, the United Nations, international affairs in the Asia-Pacific region, and the role of humanitarian actions by state and non-state actors.


Typically students who study the MA will be progressing from their first degree in history, politics or a related-subject.

This programme has been designed to enhance your career prospects in international relations-related fields including government and non-government sectors. It exposes you to the careers available and enables you to network with people in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Understanding International Relations 
  • Research Methods
  • The War/Peace Cycle
  • Research Project in International Relations
  • War and Peace in Africa Since 1990 
  • Conflict and Warfare in International Law 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a minimum 2:1 honours degree in a related subject; Law, History or Politics
  • to demonstrate the ability to benefit from and contribute to the programme
  • Although most applicants will be graduates in a related field, the fact that candidates may not have a relevant degree is not necessarily a bar to entry.
  • Applicants from non-standard applicants are welcomed who can demonstrate relevant work experience of at least 2 years in an international relations related field and an ability to succeed at MA level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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