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Diplomacy and International Relations

Lancaster University

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12 months
Duration
18800 GBP/year
8920 GBP/year
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About

Diplomacy and International Relations degree offered at Lancaster University introduces students to theories, issues and processes connected with diplomacy, foreign policy and international relations. The programme is especially relevant to those thinking about or currently working in diplomacy, international NGOs, and international policy and politics.

Overview

Course Overview

Diplomacy and International Relations degree offered at Lancaster University aims to help students to realise their academic potential, by encouraging choice and independence in their studies. Based on the distance learning pedagogical principles, it employs a wide variety of online learning tools to enhance students’ learning experience.

The programme is delivered entirely online and begins in early October, with an online orientation session conducted through a virtual learning environment (VLE) and web conferencing system. This introduces students to course tutors, familiarises students with the requirement of the programme and online learning tools and resources (eg VLE, discussion forum, e-library etc.)

The programme consists of five taught distance learning modules and a dissertation. For each module, learning activities consist of compulsory key readings, lecture podcasts, as well as participation in presentation, web seminars and online discussion forums. The programme has proved very popular and we recommend you submit your application and all supporting documentation as early as possible.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theory and Method in Postgraduate Studies
  • Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations
  • Theorising Security and War
  • Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
93
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements: An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent. Relevant professional qualifications and experience will also be considered
  • Assessment: Coursework (participation in weekly learning activities and a 5,000 word essay) and a dissertation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8920 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time:

  • UK/EU: £4,460
  • Overseas: £9,400

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Diplomacy and International Relations
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Lancaster University

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