At a Glance
- Provides an understanding of international and regional studies themes
- Small group seminars create a highly positive and intimate learning environment
- You will develop specialist knowledge and research skills
About this course
This International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) programme from Newcastle University provides an understanding of globalisation and development. It places special emphasis on the problem of poverty and its relation to global justice and global politics. You study the political, social and economic causes, consequences and discourses of poverty and development. You also critically analyse these important global currents.
What you'll learn
- advanced knowledge and understanding of areas such as globalisation, poverty and development, international relations theory, and international and regional studies themes
- knowledge of methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
- theoretical and practical research skills, including the synthesis of materials from a variety of primary and secondary sources
You benefit from rigorous training in:
- international relations theory
- theories and approaches to the study of politics
You'll develop the specialist knowledge and research skills for a career with a significant international dimension. You will also be able to pursue a postgraduate research degree in globalisation, development and poverty studies.
We have a student-run Politics Postgraduate Society which brings together MA and PhD students to organise academic and social events. The Society runs
- professional development seminars, led by academic staff
- seminars delivered by fellow postgraduates - round-table discussions with staff and visitors
- the 'New Voices' seminar series, for exciting young external speakers
- a weekly film night during term time.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Thinking About Politics
- Globalisation, Poverty and Development
- Integration in Europe
- Theories and Theorists of International Political Economy
- Theories of International Relations
- American Foreign Policy
- Doing Political Research
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development Political Science View 398 other Masters in Political Science in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in international studies/politics or a related discipline.
- We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.
International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK/EU Part time: £3,900
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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