Gain invaluable knowledge and insights from world-class research that’s at the cutting-edge of theoretical and methodological developments in international relations with QMUL Online’s MA International Relations.
World-renowned as a major school for the study of changes in global politics and the pressing questions they raise about the future, QMUL’s School of Politics and International Relations is at the forefront of innovative thinking and methods.
As a QMUL Online MA International Relations student, you’ll not only be an integral part of this thought leadership, you’ll also be empowered to debate and engage in major challenges in global politics – all without having to commit to on-campus learning.
The course is a great fit for your career goals if you’d like to:
- Understand globalisation from a historical perspective and how it relates to key issues in international relations
- Study for a world-class MA International Relations flexibly – without having to commit to on-campus learning and while being able to carry on uninterrupted with your work and personal commitments
- Become part of a diverse global community of alumni, academics and professionals who are at the forefront of thought leadership in international relations
- Graduate from a Russell Group university
- Develop a meaningful career where you can make a real impact at an international organisation such as the UN, WHO, IMF, or foreign offices
Some of the key challenges and thought-provoking topics you’ll cover during the course are:
- How can world politics come to terms with its colonial history?
- What are global health challenges and how can they be addressed?What do recent changes in war and security mean for how we relate to people across countries and cultures?
- What are the limits of development policies and is it time to move towards post-development policies? What would those policies look like?
- Are the practices of Great Powers changing, and what are their implications for world politics?
The course is offered completely online, with assessments being conducted through coursework and a final dissertation.
To graduate, you’ll need to successfully complete 4 modules and a 12,000-word dissertation.
Our team of industry-leading teaching staff will guide your learnings through:
- Online tutorials from world-leading experts in international relations
- Discussion forums, where you can discuss, share and debate ideas with your global network of students
- Group webinars designed to generate informed discussion around set topics
- Independent study
Find out more about QMUL Online's MA International Relations