International Relations, Master | Online | Staffordshire University | United Kingdom
13 months
7836 GBP/year
7836 GBP/year
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International Relations is a fascinating and important area of study. This distance learning course will stimulate inquiring minds by providing an insight into international issues of global importance and the complexity of the contemporary world.  Learn more with this master of International Relations from Staffordshire University.


About this programme

Enjoy the flexibility of distance learning while connecting with your fellow students who will bring with them a range of different experiences. You’ll be encouraged to use digital platforms for a weekly programme of study with regular support from our experts and the opportunity to debate key subjects with fellow students. Learn more with this master of International Relations from Staffordshire University.

The MA International Relations will address issues associated with the way countries co-exist in the face of rapid change and the increasing importance of policy making. You will examine how and why decisions are made at the global level and the complexity of communications spanning governments and non-government organisations.

The course is taught and assessed entirely online, giving you the freedom to study anytime, anywhere.You can also tailor the course to a topic that interests you, through our Intelligence pathway, enabling you to have a greater focus on intelligence in policy and practice.

This course attracts professionals from many countries and in high profile positions including diplomats and experts in NGOs working in the field as well as those wishing to take their research to the next level.

If you complete a specific pathway route, your award title will reflect this.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MA International Relations

Programme Structure


  • Dissertation In International Studies
  • Intelligence In Policy And Practice
  • International Relations Theory
  • Researching Global lssues
  • The Changing Global Order

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The earlier you apply, the better. International applicants are encouraged to apply for courses at the beginning of the academic year.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree or above, or relevant professional experience.
  • Language level must be at least IELTS 6-6.5 or equivalent. However, you’ll be considered if you have a level of fluency to meet the needs of the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7836 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8490 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    7836 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8490 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.


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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