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Global Governance and Diplomacy

University of Oxford

M.Sc. On Campus
9 months
Duration
28040 GBP/year
22050 GBP/year
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About

This nine-month master’s degree in Global Governance and Diplomacy offered at the University of Oxford investigates a broad range of policy issues surrounding the institutions and processes of global governance and diplomacy – at international, transnational, state, and domestic levels. 

Overview

The Global Governance and Diplomacy offered at the University of Oxford course will equip you to understand and explain global governance and diplomacy, and prepare you for a career in these areas and beyond.

Aims

By focusing on the institutions and processes of global governance and diplomacy, the MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy enables students not only to develop a big-picture view of world politics but also to specialise on topical aspects and make an original contribution based on their own research.

Graduate destinations

The degree prepares you for a career in diplomacy and/or transnational and regional institutions of governance such as international organisations, nongovernmental organisations, and private sector firms interacting with these institutions. It also provides the basis for further education, including doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • You will take a foundation course, two optional courses from a list of choices and a course on research methods, and write a dissertation.
  • The foundation course is a two-term course running over 16 weeks and covering fundamental issues of global governance and international diplomacy.
  • The optional courses cover important aspects of global governance and/or diplomacy. Each option consists of eight two-hour seminars. 
  • There is also a mandatory, two-term course on qualitative and quantitative research methods in the social sciences. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
110
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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours in a social science subject.
  • We are happy to consider students who have not specialised in a social science for the MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy. Active diplomats are also welcome to apply, although it should be noted that they will compete for admission on equal terms with other applicants.
  • The MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy is one of the most competitive master’s degrees in Oxford’s Social Science division. Most successful applicants have a first-class degree or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28040 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    22050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22050 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.

Funding

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