Brunel university london international relations

Brunel university london international relations

International Relations MA

Overview

Please note the application deadline for this course is Friday 25th August 2017. Any applications after this date will be considered on an individual basis, subject to course vacancies.

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About the course

International Relations presents policy-makers and scholars with a wide range of issues that require analysis and evaluation. Students graduating with a Master’s degree in International Relations will be equipped to understand and interpret these issues more deeply and to think creatively about the challenges facing the world in the 21st Century.

Students on this course will benifit from:

  • Research-led teaching: courses on the International Relations MA are designed and taught by international renowned researchers in International Relations, Contemporary History, and Law.
  • The department hosts an active guest lecture series featuring leading scholars and thinkers in the area of International Relations, Politics, and History.
  • Students takings the Brunel MA in International Relations will have the opportunity to become members of the leading British think-tank, Chatham House.

Aims

  • The Brunel MA in International Relations will develop your knowledge of this evolving discipline and will provide you with the opportunity to study topics across its key sub-fields.

Enquiries

Admissions and Course Enquiries
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Tel (after application): +44 (0)1895 265265 (Admissions Office)
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Course director: Dr John MacMillan

Course Content

The MA consists of both compulsory and optional modules, a typical selection can be found below. Modules can vary from year to year, but these offer a good idea of what we teach.

Compulsory:

Evolution of International Relations

Dissertation

Choose at least one of the following:

International Security

International Political Economy

Optional:

China and Contemporary Geopolitics

The United States in World Affairs, 1945-2001

Middle East Security

Democracy and Intervention

Imperialism and Culture

Multiculturalism and Human Rights

Read more about the structure of postgraduate degrees at Brunel and what you will learn on the course.

Brunel university london international relations

Employability

Graduates of the MA International Relations at Brunel will be able to pursue careers in a wide range of organisations including government, international institutions, non-governmental organisations, business, research institutes and security.

A number of masters’ students have also elected to pursue further study at doctoral level.

At Brunel we provide many opportunities and experiences within your degree programme and beyond – work-based learning, professional support services, volunteering, mentoring, sports, arts, clubs, societies, and much, much more – and we encourage you to make the most of them, so that you can make the most of yourself.

Fees for 2017/18 entry

UK/EU students: £7,500 full-time; £3,750 part-time

International students: £15,750 full-time; £7,875 part-time

Additional course related costs

Read about funding opportunities available to postgraduate students

UK/EU students can opt to pay in six equal monthly instalments: the first instalment is payable on enrolment and the remaining five by Direct Debit or credit/debit card.

Overseas students can opt to pay in two instalments: 60% on enrolment, and 40% in January for students who commence their course in September (or the remaining 40% in March for selected courses that start in January).