International Relations (Research Methods) (MA)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 7290 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 16380 per year

All study options

About International Relations (Research Methods) at University of Birmingham

This programme offers rigorous specialist training for students wishing to prepare for advanced research in international relations, particularly at the doctoral level. It offers the introduction to methods and approaches in international relations that will equip students to plan and execute their own extended research projects. It also offers you the chance to develop an advanced theoretical and research-based training, especially interesting for students wishing to pursue further postgraduate studies.

Issues and topics examined can include: Approaches to social science research, Data analysis in international relations, Philosophy of social science in an International Relations context, Conceptions of power, Issues of gender in global politics, Diplomacy and state security. The MA in International Relations (Research Methods) is a specialist programme designed for those students wishing to prepare for advanced research in international studies. It allows you to select core modules from a list including Advanced Political Analysis and Principles of Social Science Research Methods in addition to options and your dissertation.

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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