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International Relations

Newcastle University

12 months
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20400 GBP/year
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About

This International Relations course from Newcastle University gives you a grounding in the approaches to understanding contemporary international society. It provides the expertise for a range of careers where you need an advanced understanding of contemporary international society. 

Overview

As a student on this International Relations course from Newcastle University you develop:

  • advanced knowledge and understanding of areas such as international relations theory and international studies topics
  • 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

You develop the specialist knowledge and research skills through rigorous training in international relations theory and in theories and approaches to the study of politics. This enables you to embark on a career with significant international dimensions or pursue a postgraduate research degree in international 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 Professor Hartmut Behr.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of International Relations
  • Thinking About Politics
  • Dissertation
  • Career Development for Masters Level Students (Cracking Careers: Exploring and Driving Your Career Options)
  • Integration in Europe
  • Theories and Theorists of International Political Economy
  • American Foreign Policy

Key information

Duration

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

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 is preferred.
  • 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

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.

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