M.A. On Campus

International Relations

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

18 months
9196 USD/year
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The MA in International Relations at the Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University equips you with the knowledge, research skills and analytical tools to work at an advanced level, gain profound understanding of international relations, and train you to follow careers in both public and private sectors.


Key facts about International Relations at the Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University:

  • This year's classes might be taught online due to COVID-19.
  • The programme is designed so you can apply acquired knowledge to analyse and evaluate topics such as global governance, the history of international relations, foreign policy, inter-state cooperation, the functions of international and regional organisations, conflict, war, security and intervention, political economy and globalisation, and regional integration.
  • You will be supported in your academic and professional development as a scholar, analyst or policy maker in the discipline of international relations, with a focus on China’s evolving role in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Debates and Research Design in International Relations
  • Regional Integration and Globalisation
  • Critical Security Studies
  • Global Transformations and Crises
  • Conflict and International Intervention
  • China in the World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in any discipline.
  • If English is not your native language or if you have not studied in English at degree level, you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency. You should normally possess an appropriate IELTS, TOEFL, or an equivalent score

Tuition Fee

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    9196 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9196 USD per year during 18 months.
  • RMB 60,000 per Year

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /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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