The International Relations degree from Nottingham Trent University offers you the opportunity to take part in an exciting contemporary discussion that not only focuses on core theoretical understandings, but also on contemporary and critical developments within the field.
The course is grounded in theoretical debates and research methods, and has a strong policy focus on global governance, the link between political economy and security, and the transient nature of international political actors and phenomena.
Careers and employability
By nature, the International Relations subject aims to foster your global citizenship characteristics with the discipline’s focus on openness to the world, and its focus on sustainability issues. In addition, the knowledge and skills that you attain are generally those that employers in a variety of different sectors seek, which means that as a graduate of this course you should have a good opportunity to promote yourself to suitable employers.
As an International Relations graduate from this course you'll have had the opportunity to reflect on the subject and transferable skills that you have learned while preparing coursework, and those include expertise in writing complex yet concise analytical pieces, developing and implementing projects, and the ability to present in-depth ideas with confidence.
You may wish to pursue a career in relevant government departments or international aid and development agencies. In the private sector businesses are increasingly looking for graduates with an understanding of international / global events and processes.
The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent International Relations graduates are pursuing:
- Trainee campaign organiser
- Financial advisor
- Freelance researcher
- PR Intern
- International Relations Theories
- Political Economy of International Security
- Researching Political Issues
- Dissertation or Work-based Research Project
- Sustainability, Citizenship and Identity
- Global Governance and International Institutions
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development International Business View 585 other Masters in International Business in United Kingdom
- You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (normally 2.2 or above).
International15850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Nottingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.