12 months
19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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Explore the challenges confronting the international system in an era of economic, social, and political globalisation in this MSc International Relations from University of Dundee.


In the MSc International Relations from University of Dundee you will learn to analyse global political dynamics. Explore the way in which international relations is changing, by examining traditional state actors as well as a variety of intergovernmental and non-governmental actors.

Focus on key global challenges such as:

  • climate change
  • human rights and mass atrocities
  • the re-emergence of Russia as a global political force
  • the shifting terrain of identity and communal conflict
  • terrorism in the Middle East
  • organised crime

You will gain a thorough grounding in the academic study of international politics, focusing on theoretical approaches and methods.


Graduates from the MSc International Relations have a wide range of career options in areas including:

  • government
  • political parties
  • the civil service
  • international organisations (e.g. United Nations, European Union)
  • non-governmental organisations

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • International Relations
  • The European Energy Union in the International Energy Transition
  • Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy 
  • International Relations and Energy and Natural Resources
  • The Political Economy of Climate Change and Environment
  • The Political Economy of Climate Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Politics/International Relations or a related subject at lower second class or above
  • Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant MSc, outlining any relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

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    19900 GBP/year
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  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

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