International Relations MA
Examine the complexities and processes involved in world affairs with a rigorous interdisciplinary approach.
- Name: International Relations
- Qualification: MA
- Level: Postgraduate
- Study mode: Full time
- Duration: 12 months
- Tuition fees: £18,000 *
- Scholarships: Yes *
- Next start date: September 2018
- Study abroad: No
- Validation: Regent's University London
*For more information please refer to the fees and financial support sections below.
Examine the complexities and processes involved in world affairs.
The relationships between states, international institutions, international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and non-state operators are explored and analyzed extensively.
You will take an interdisciplinary approach to your studies, integrating historical examples and theories from areas such as international relations, international political economy, sociology, psychology, and history.
This is a one year, full-time programme.
- Introduction to International Relations
- International Law
- International Political Economy
- Research Methods in International Relations
- Foreign Policy and Negotiation
- International Security
- Human Rights
- The State and Sovereignty
Teaching & assessment
You will be taught by internationally diverse academics and practitioners with vast experience in academia and outside it.
The programme puts a strong emphasis on experiential learning, with outside activity complementing the work in class.
You will have opportunities to participate in conferences, take part in the Model United Nations, attend seminars given by high-profile figures in international politics, academia, human rights and the media, or even attend a humanitarian conference in Geneva.
We aim to help you acquire and develop analytical skills, the ability to research independently and work in groups.
Students with disabilities
Some of our courses encourage trips outside of the campus. If you have a condition that affects your mobility you are advised to contact the Disability Office.
Graduates of this programme are not limited to a single career path. It will prepare you for a number of careers in areas such as diplomacy, international business, economics, history, law and political science.
It will give you the necessary tools to excel in your career in the public and private sectors.
A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests, and attributes.
Typically, we will make an offer to a student holding a minimum lower second class (2:2) UK Honours undergraduate degree from a recognized institution. Other equivalent international qualifications from recognized institutions will be accepted.
We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:
- IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in Reading and Writing and 5.5 or above in Listening and Speaking
- Pearson’s Test for English (PTE): Overall score of 58, with 51 or above in each individual component
- TOEFL IBT: Overall score 80 (We do not accept TOEFL from applicants requiring a Tier 4 visa, as this qualification is no longer accepted by the UK Visas and Immigration Department (UKVI)
- A-level/GCSE/IGCSE English: grade C / 4 or above (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)
- International Baccalaureate: Grade 5 in A1 or A2 English at Higher or Standard Level
For applicants who wish to improve their English language proficiency, please see our English language courses.
On-campus diagnostic test
For offer holders in London, we can provide a free on-campus English diagnostic test. This test must be arranged in advance. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.
Fees September 2018
- Full tuition fee: £18,000
- Home/EU fee: £1,000 (non-refundable)
- Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)
Tuition fees are set for the University’s financial year which runs from 1 August to 31 July. Annual fees for students commencing studies in spring will span financial years. Spring and autumn fees will be invoiced at the rate applicable for that term.
About the School
Regent's University London is London's only independent, not-for-profit university, with a highly cosmopolitan community based in royal Regent's Park and Marylebone.