MA in International Relations

Swansea University

Program Description

MA in International Relations

Swansea University

The MA in International Relations aims to open your mind and extend your skills.

Key Features

This MA offers advanced research in International Relations, providing students with a detailed understanding of the international system, key issues, the crucial actors, and alternative ways of analyzing and interpreting the subject.

With an appreciation of the global dynamics at work, you then have the opportunity to specialize in examining one specific area of the world: the Asia-Pacific.

The College of Arts and Humanities has a Graduate Centre. The Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops, and international conferences.

Graduates have careers in Government and Politics, UN organizations, the Foreign Office and Diplomatic Corps, Humanitarian organizations, International business, media, and PR.

Description

The full-time course structure is split across the year with three modules taken in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer.

Students study four compulsory modules, the research process module and one optional module.

The dissertation is written on a specialist research topic of the student's choosing.

Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a 2:2 with a minimum of 55% overall. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

How To Apply

Applying Online is the quickest way to apply and receive a decision on your application. You can upload your documents via the online system which will enable us to make a faster decision on your application.

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2018/19 are as follows:

UK/EU International
MA Full-time £7,600 £16,500
MA Part-time £2,500 £5,500

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Additional Costs

The tuition fees for the programme do not cover costs incurred personally by the student such as the purchase of books or stationery, printing or photocopying costs.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 29, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 3 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
14,500 GBP
- Full-time international students; 7600 GBP - Full-time UK/EU students; 2500 GBP - Part-time UK/EU students (two years)
Information
Deadline
July 1, 2019
Locations
United Kingdom - Swansea, Wales
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date July 31, 2020
Dates
Sept. 2019
United Kingdom - Swansea, Wales
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date July 31, 2020