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If you want the skills to understand this dynamic international order and you're interested in the relations between countries, this MA International Relations course at University of Portsmouth gives you the platform to address some of the most contentious subjects in international affairs.

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Overview

You'll study key topics across the spectrum of international relations and examine theories and historical inquiry. This will equip you with the tools to challenge conventional explanations and develop arguments of your own. You'll develop advanced analytic skills and critical assessment abilities, and learn to write engaging reports, policy briefs and essays.

When you graduate, you'll be in a strong position to generate creative solutions that benefit the global economy and international society.

With a rounded skill set, and knowledge of international issues, you'll be an informed global citizen, with a sense of responsibility and commitment to ethical practice and issues of global social justice.

What can I do with a Master's degree in international relations?

This MA International Relations course at  University of Portsmouth  will put you in a strong position to pursue job roles in areas and organisations such as:

  • national, European and international state institutions
  • political parties
  • political lobbyists
  • think tanks
  • security and risk analysis
  • foreign affairs analysis
  • political communication and journalism

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring International Relations
  • Dissertation in International Relations
  • NGOs and Social Movements
  • European International Relations: Facing New Challenges
  • Contemporary Security in International Relations: Providers and Challenges (campus based only)
  • Facing up to the Challenges of Transitional Justice (distance learning only)
  • Resistance and Rebellion
  • Defence and Deterrence
  • Terrorism and Political Violence

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, 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.
Required

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A good honours degree in a Social Science, Humanities or related subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will also be considered.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

 Part time: 

  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students £3,650/year
  • International students £7,150/year

Distance: 

  • Full-time: £7,300
  • Part-time: £3,650 per year

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.

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