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International Relations MA

Lancaster University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Lancaster University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

The MA in International Relations is a broad programme that sets out to help you understand contemporary global politics from a variety of theoretical, conceptual and practical perspectives.

Our aim is to offer you a range of modules that allow you to explore specific themes and issues in global politics. These may include options covering regional/area based analysis of security, politics, social and economics. You will take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay. The programme culminates in the writing of a 20,000-word dissertation in a subject area of your own choosing that has been agreed together with your academic supervisor.

Through this programme we hope you will develop a wide range of research and analytical skills that prepare you for work in a range of organisations. It can also provide a firm foundation for those looking to pursue academic careers.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,800per year

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

University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Students from over one hundred countries study at the Lancaster campus. An open and welcoming community, equality and diversity are valued.
Lancaster University offers students a range of award-winning, high-quality, safe and comfortable accommodation.
Lancaster University has a vast array of facilities including shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and a sports centre and swimming pool.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    142 65%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    40th

    4

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