International Relations (Diplomacy) (MA)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 7290 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 16380 per year

All study options

About International Relations (Diplomacy) at University of Birmingham

Diplomacy is at the heart of International Relations and ranges from peaceful negotiations to coercion and economic sanctions. It is often key to the prevention or resolution of conflict and plays a strategic role in other key international issues such as trade and security. This degree offers insight into both the mechanisms of dialogue between states and the instruments of statecraft commonly employed. It is particularly suitable for students interested in a career in diplomacy, including mid-career students. Topics and issues examined include: The methodology and practice of diplomacy, Coercive diplomacy, including economic sanctions, The law and practice of diplomatic immunity, The purpose of protocol, The pitfalls of international summitry and the theory behind different approaches to negotiations, The limits and successes of public diplomacy. This programme is for students looking for a career in diplomacy, as well as those who seek a clearer understanding of both the mechanisms of the dialogue between states and the instruments of statecraft commonly employed.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 7290 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16380 per year
  • The awardMAHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 3645 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

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