This course encourages you to reframe and critically assess key theories and core issues in international relations. It gives you a gateway into PhD research and careers in policy, the civil service and the international NGO sector.
A core module on Theories and Issues in International Relations equips you with the skills to frame contemporary issues in international politics through multiple lenses of understanding. Focused on pivotal texts in the discipline, it introduces you to the big issues facing global decision-makers: from war and poverty to the complexities of environmental degradation; and from security and the study of global elites to issues of inequality. You will have multiple opportunities for academic collaboration through group presentations. You can also choose a number of optional modules from within the Department.
These issues are fundamentally important to businesses, governments and voluntary organisations across the world. The course enables you to develop your own insights and critical skills, so that you can effectively contribute towards solutions to these complex challenges when you graduate.
Duration: Full time: 1 year. Part time: 2 years
Entry Requirements: 2:i degree (or equivalent) in Politics and International Studies or a closely related subject (however, all serious applications from other disciplines will be considered); a strong personal statement
English Language: IELTS band B
Location of Study: University of Warwick
Home/EU: £11,380 per year
Overseas: £18,625 per year
Part time: (Part time fees are charged over first 2 years of study)
Home/EU: £5,690 per year
Overseas: £9,313 per year