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International Politics

University of Hull

12 months
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About

Globalisation and recent wars dramatise the enduring importance of world affairs to government, economics and people’s lives. If you are interested in a career focusing on global politics, the MA International Politics programme from The University of Hull is for you. 

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Overview

The MA International Politics programme from The University of Hull  aims to impart a broad and balanced knowledge of international relations theory at an advanced level. It provides core training in political analysis and methodology of the social sciences. 

It examines contemporary global problems and rival approaches to their solution and offers specialisation in particular areas such as foreign policy analysis, global society, regional integration, global environmental politics, and strategic and security studies.

This MA prepares graduates for careers in media, academia, non-governmental organisations, international business, research think-tanks and government foreign service.

What you'll study

The International Politics programme is made up of core and optional modules and a 15,000-word dissertation.

You will learn up-to-date approaches to international relations studies and more general skills in writing, research, public speaking and logical analysis through interactive seminars guided by experts in the subject.

Future prospects

This MA provides students with the expert skills and knowledge for a career in political consultancy, the media, the Civil Service, public relations, political parties, parliament and charities on a national or international scale.

Many of our Masters students choose to progress to further study at PhD level. Our staff are research-active with specialisms including strategic studies, international relations theory, international law, foreign policy, political theory, European integration and the critique of violence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations: Theory and Practice

  • Power and the State in International Politics

  • Challenges in International Politics

  • Approaches to Research

  • 15,000-word Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can apply for a postgraduate course at any time. There are no specific deadlines but you need to take into account the start date of your course.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a cognate discipline, such as law, history, sociology, human geography, social policy and strategic studies, or equivalent prior experience will be taken into account.

Tuition Fee

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    7850 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Hull

729 - 1384 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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