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Diplomacy and International Relations

Lancaster University

12 months
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19940 GBP/year
9440 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

Key facts

Delivered entirely online, Lancaster University’s Diplomacy and International Relations course offers convenience and flexibility in terms of study time and location. It employs a wide variety of online learning tools to enhance your learning experience. Throughout the programme your studies will be comprehensively supported through recorded lectures, online discussions and group collaboration, mock negotiation exercises, web seminars and individual academic supervision. We aim to ensure that your distance learning experience is engaging and enjoyable.

Teaching staff are internationally renowned researchers with a wealth of experience and knowledge on a range of diplomacy and international relations issues. The department was first in the UK for research impact in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014).

This degree carries the same award as an on-campus programme. The Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion aims to offer the same quality of experience in its distance learning provision as we do on campus and has extensive experience of supporting distance learners.

This MA programme consists of five taught modules and a dissertation. Each distance learning module counts for 20 credits and the dissertation counts for 80 credits. Students are assessed through formative and summative assessment including formative assignments, online participation, group project, essay, and a dissertation.

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

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19940 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time:

  • UK:  £4,720
  • INTERNATIONA: £9,970

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.

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