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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The global financial crisis: a failure of governments or markets? This thought-provoking programme is your chance to dissect and discuss cutting-edge subjects relevant to today’s political landscape. If you are interested in the hard questions and are excited at the prospect of exploring them, this International Relations MA could be perfect for you.

  • Study in a truly international environment, with world-renowned academics possessing regional expertise in South America, South East Asia, the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Thought-provoking modules based on modern day issues and discussion points, such as Brexit
  • Flexible programme - tailor the course to your career trajectory by performing independent research on any topic of your choice
  • Professional skills development - advance your critical thinking and analytical skills along with debating skills, communication and time management

Facilities

At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities, some of which are designated exclusively to postgraduate students. These include:

  • Mile End Institute, a major policy centre based at Queen Mary which brings together policymakers, academics and local communities to address national political challenges.
  • State-of-the-art media suite with editing software (QUBE)
  • Brand new Graduate Centre, offering purpose-built study spaces and an exclusive rooftop common room
  • Think Pod - an interactive collaboration space with presentation, recording and video conferencing facilities
  • Access to some of London’s outstanding facilities including The British Library, Senate House Library and Copac

Career paths

A masters from the School of Politics and International Relations offers a competitive advantage to entry into a number of professions.

During your studies you'll have access to support at every stage in your degree, including one-to-one academic guidance, tailored workshops, and external guest speakers on topics such as careers in public affairs and working in parliament.

Graduates of this course have gone on to work in roles such as:

  • Project coordinator
  • Freelance journalist
  • Account executive

Tuition fees

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£ 19,850per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    141 64%

    30th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    69th

    3

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