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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Unpick the news and analyse the fundamental ideas that define international politics. Our globally respected MA gives you a diverse set of highly valued skills to widen your employment prospects when you graduate. You might pursue a career in politics, non-government organisations, the civil service or the media.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

During the International Politics MA you will learn to challenge yourself, your specific ideas and why you hold them.

We help you to untangle complicated concepts that shape our understanding of the world and identify their impact on global events.

This is a constantly evolving subject in a rapidly changing world. As such you will explore unique specialisms supported by up to the minute research.

You will graduate with the ability to undertake in-depth research, confidently challenge explanations of international politics and evaluate relationships between global bodies such as governments and transnational networks.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

If you want to widely explore and understand international politics before specialising your knowledge in one area, this programme is ideal.

Our programme is designed to give you the freedom to approach big global questions in your own individual way.

Career

This International Politics MA will help you develop transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.

We aim to prepare you for a range of careers and provide contextual knowledge that will be applicable for life-long learning in an uncertain world.

You will be particularly highly skilled in research, analysis and presentation. These skills are attractive to organisations such as government bodies, non-government organisations, consultancies and thinktanks.

Graduates from our programme have been recruited by the following organisations:

Amnesty International
International Crisis Group
Ministry of Economy and Finance
The Open Rights Group
The United Nations
UNESCO
US Embassy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,920per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    131 60%

    35th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    20th

    11

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