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Politics and International Relations

The University of Winchester

M.A.
12 months
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13500 GBP/year
6700 GBP/year
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About

The Politics and International Relations programme at The University of Winchester examines government and society at the local, regional, and global level, enabling you to critically evaluate key issues and debates that are of vital importance in our ever-changing world.

Overview

In order to understand contemporary international politics, you explore government and society from the perspective of state organisations, non-state bodies, and international institutions and groups.

You consider a variety of relevant contemporary topics including, but not limited to, war and conflict; climate change; trade and finance; the rise of populist politics; big power politics; and the United Nations’ Security Council. As part of your studies, you gain the skills necessary to evaluate critically the key issues and debates involved.

The core modules encourage you to engage with the interests and research specialisms of staff while allowing space for discussion of contemporary issues that are of the upmost importance in a rapidly changing world. The optional Independent Study (Work Placement) module gives you the opportunity to build a wide range of transferable skills and personal networks to enhance your employment opportunities.

You study core modules including Theories of International Relations, Key Issues in Global Politics, Research Methods and Skills, and either Independent Study (Dissertation) or Independent Study (Volunteering). Optional modules include Political Futures, Thucydides, E.H.Carr and Power Transition in International Politics, Political Economy of Money and Finance, and Gender and National Security.

This Politics and International Relations programme at The University of Winchester is excellent preparation for a career in government and civil society, marketing, research or research development.

Careers

This course is suitable if you are interested in a career in government and civil society, marketing, research or research development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Key Issues in Global Politics
  • Introduction to International Relations Theories
  • Political Economy of Money and Finance
  • Research Methods and Skills

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA part-time: £3,350
  • International part-time:  £6,750

Funding

We have a variety of scholarship and bursaries available to support you financially with the cost of your course.

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