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International Relations and Legal Studies MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

International Relations and Legal Studies at Aberdeen is an ideal combination, giving you solid grounding in the role of power, states, and governments in an ever-changing global context. The programme takes a closer look at the law, including European law and how it affects our lives today. You will study issues both topical and controversial. You will graduate with excellent skills to open up career options including European and international affairs and business.In International Relations, you will look closely at how states and organisations interact, global wealth and poverty and the ever-present concerns of conflict and peace. You will study regional and international tensions, nationalism, concepts of democracy and be taught by internationally renowned academics with strong track records in publishing international papers and articles and who appear regularly in the media, analysing and explaining national, European and world developments from the viewpoint of their own area of expertise and research.Our Law school has an outstanding reputation, ranked 12th in the UK out of more than 90 law schools, positioned in the top five for graduate prospects and scores an impressive 95% for student satisfaction. You will add value to your studies in the interactions between states through exploring what law teaches us about a society, including looking at European and international law, and topical issues including human rights within the EU. Studying law develops important academic qualities including clear, careful and independent thinking, extending your already-bright career opportunities in European business and organisations, NGOs, charities and international development, government service, marketing, and much more.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 104 4

    31st out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    194 87%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    39th

    34
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    33rd

    18
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    173 84%

    11th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    30th

    4

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