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
- terror and peace
- international and regional studies
- 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
DeliveryTeaching 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.
FacilitiesYou 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.
- Global Justice and Human Rights
- Thinking About Politics
- 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.
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Political Science View 250 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics 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.
International20400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9600 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK Part time: £4,800
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.