MA in International Relations and World History
A University of Nottingham masters, taught in English.
This programme gives you the opportunity to develop your analytical excellence in a ﬁeld of internationally relevant research. A wide selection of modules allows you to specialise in a variety of different areas.
Dissertations are written under the guidance of experienced academic staff, who include world-leading experts on China and Asia in general, Africa, Europe and Russia. You will explore international affairs from a theoretical point of view. You will be introduced to key concepts and have access to the latest research.
There is a strong vocational component, so you will complete a compulsory internship at an international organisation – governmental or non-governmental – during your summer break. This experience will be an asset to your CV.
You can choose from a range of modules in politics, history and law. Small class seminars allow you to develop your analytical skills, oral and written presentation techniques, rhetorical abilities as well as your capacity to research, compile and produce thematic reports. Case studies and occasional simulation games will deepen your theoretical and practical knowledge of negotiation, diplomacy and international affairs. Your dissertation will give you the opportunity to prove the breadth and depth of your knowledge.
This course requires a second class honours in the first division (2:1) or GPA of at least 3.2-3.4. For lower English levels, you may complete the course in 2 years.
Minimum English Language Requirement
- IELTS 6.5 with the writing band no less than 6.0 or
- TOEFL (paper based) 573 + TWE no less than 4.5 or
- TOEFL (computer based) 230 + TWE no less than 4.5
- TOEFL (IBT) 88 (no less than 19 in any element)
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Last updated October 16, 2015