MA International Relations University of Northampton

International Relations is a vital and dynamic field of intellectual inquiry that offers an interdisciplinary exploration of human interaction. Students undertaking the course will come from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds and it is not assumed that all students will have similar abilities or skills.

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In today’s society the emergence of transnational economies, increased global communications, the movement of people, cultures and ideas are reshaping the notions of citizenship and community. With this the increase in sectarian violence and new fundamentalisms are challenging security on an individual to international level. With this in mind, there has never been a more interesting time or a greater need for the study of International Relations. The subject gives you a thorough and sensitive knowledge of interests, ethnicities and cultures allowing you to understand the global condition.

International Relations is a vital and dynamic subject that offers you an interdisciplinary exploration of human interaction. It is not so much a single discipline; rather it is a study of a particular type of behaviour whose comprehension requires the insight and methods of a number of disciplines. Although your MA is set within a strong political and sociological framework, the course is enhanced through the support of Law, History, and American Studies.

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Career opportunities

Progression to taught postgraduate is a path chosen by those wishing to further their careers, those intending to pursue further research and those who seek principally to satisfy their own intellectual interests. Successful completion will lead to the award of MA. This will complement a candidate's existing qualifications. Additionally, it is envisaged that the programme's breadth and depth will provide you with a suitable background for careers in public and private sectors where there is a need for international expertise.

PROGRAM

  • International Relations Theory: Great Debates, New Directions
  • Major Organisations in the International Order
  • Methodology and Research Design in International Relations
  • The International Relations of the Pacific Rim
  • The Politics of Latin American Development
  • European Integration 
  • America After 9/11
  • The Peoples' Republic of China: Foreign Policy Dilemmas
  • The International Politics of the Post-Soviet Space 
  • The Political Economy of East African Development 
  • Comparative Transnational Criminology
  • European and International Human Rights 
  • National Security, Terrorism and The Rule of Law 
  • The Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Politics of International Communications
  • Political Economy of Development
  • The Politics of Aid 
  • International Politics of the Middle East
  • Dissertation

This Scholarship is available to students from Spain and Portugal. Please refer to this webpage: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/funding-your-study/bursaries-scholarships-and-awards/the-northampton-santander-masters-scholarship-scheme
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                    Provenance Students Worldwide:
                    Detail of origin:
                    Europe
                    15%
                    20%
                    15%
                    20%
                    30%
                    United Kingdom
                    10%
                    20%
                    35%
                    20%
                    15%
                    Gender:
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                    55%
                    Job Experience:
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                    NO90%
                    Age of participants:
                    • Under 25

                      35%
                    • 26 - 30

                      45%
                    • 31 - 35

                      15%
                    • Over 35

                      5%
                    Total:
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                    Foreigners:
                    5%
                    Profession Teaching Staff:
                    75%
                    University professors
                    20%
                    Researchers/lecturers/visiting professors
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                    Other
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