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International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) MA

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) MA gives you advanced theoretical, practical and research knowledge of poverty and its relation to global politics.

About this course

This course 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

Your development

You benefit from rigorous training in:

globalisation
poverty
development
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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,600per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

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    33rd out of 86 9

    20th out of 105 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    140 68%

    27th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    42nd

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    138 71%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    9th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    78th

    21

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