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ResM Politics and International Relations

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-JAN-22, 01-APR-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Conduct research at the cutting edge of the discipline working alongside a team of specialist academic advisers within the politics and international relations group. It is a very exciting time to be researching politics and international relations and the group's research covers a wide range of themes. This may involve qualitative and quantitative methodology. To discover more about our research interests, see our research group and staff pages.

Our staff include renowned experts qualified to supervise research in topics such as: the politics and international relations of the Middle East, Iranian politics and foreign policy, international security, NATO, Italian foreign policy, European integration, global governance, global environmental politics, trade politics, electoral politics, democracy and democratisation, political behaviour, African development, development politics and political economy.

A research masters degree incorporates both taught elements and an extended research project which culminates in the submission of a thesis. This programme is governed by research degree regulations and you engage fully in professional and research skills development. You must take and pass at least two taught and assessed modules (40 credit) to equip you with the appropriate level of research skills. The specific modules will be agreed together with your supervisor. These taught elements typically focus on research methods, contemporary issues and methodological skills, but may vary according your individuals needs and the subject area.

Overseas applicants must submit their application 4.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. For Home/EU applicants the deadline is 2.5 months prior to the proposed programme start date. There are three possible start dates per year, 1 October, 1 January and 1 April.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,645per year

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

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    115 52%

    46th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    23rd

    15

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