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International Politics (Global Justice and Ethics)

12 months
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20400 GBP/year
9600 GBP/year
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About

The International Politics (Global Justice and Ethics) at Newcastle University investigates central issues of global justice: the debate between relativism and universalism, the foundation and content of human rights, responses to global poverty and inequality, cosmopolitan democracy and environmental justice. 

Overview

The International Politics (Global Justice and Ethics) at Newcastle University is taught by influential political theorists and philosophers. You gain an advanced knowledge and understanding of:

  • global justice and human rights
  • theories of ethics
  • war
  • terror and peace
  • international and regional studies
You also develop:
  • knowledge of the more important approaches and 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

We offer rigorous training in global justice and human rights, international relations theory and in theories and approaches to the study of politics. This helps you to develop the specialist knowledge and research skills from which to embark upon a career with significant international dimension or pursue a postgraduate research degree in global justice and ethics 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
Key staff include Dr Graham Long and Dr Andrew Walton.

Delivery

Teaching takes place on Newcastle University's city centre campus. Small group seminars, of no more than 15 students, create a highly positive and intimate learning environment.

Facilities

You will enjoy the benefit of most teaching taking place in the Politics building with the Peter Robinson Library next door. This space includes a dedicated postgraduate computer room and a postgraduate common room.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Justice and Human Rights
  • Thinking About Politics
  • Dissertation
  • Integration in Europe
  • Theories and Theorists of International Political Economy
  • Theories of International Relations
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Doing Political Research

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK Part time: £4,800

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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