Global Governance and Emerging Powers (MSc) 24 months Postgraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

International Relations/Studies/AffairsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

International Relations/Studies/Affairs

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

The MSc Global Governance and Emerging Powers combines international public policy and cutting-edge issues in the study of world politics; it brings together a unique body of UK and international students with a passion for world politics and, in many cases, relevant policy experience. This programme will explore key international institutions, such as the World Bank and the Group of Twenty (G20), as well as non-governmental actors such as Amnesty International. The programme uses concepts, theories and evidence from the study of international relations, comparative politics and public policy to understand real-world policy problems across different sectors of the global economic and political system. Core modules examine two increasingly interconnected phenomena in world politics: the responses of states, international institutions and non-governmental organisations to the opportunities and challenges of globalisation; and the enhanced international, economic and political influence of emerging powers such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. Students will also choose two option modules from a wide variety of topics including international security, American foreign policy, globalisation, political theory and sociology, war and conflict, nationalism and religion, and international political economy.

Program overview

Main Subject

International Relations/Studies/Affairs

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

The MSc Global Governance and Emerging Powers combines international public policy and cutting-edge issues in the study of world politics; it brings together a unique body of UK and international students with a passion for world politics and, in many cases, relevant policy experience. This programme will explore key international institutions, such as the World Bank and the Group of Twenty (G20), as well as non-governmental actors such as Amnesty International. The programme uses concepts, theories and evidence from the study of international relations, comparative politics and public policy to understand real-world policy problems across different sectors of the global economic and political system. Core modules examine two increasingly interconnected phenomena in world politics: the responses of states, international institutions and non-governmental organisations to the opportunities and challenges of globalisation; and the enhanced international, economic and political influence of emerging powers such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. Students will also choose two option modules from a wide variety of topics including international security, American foreign policy, globalisation, political theory and sociology, war and conflict, nationalism and religion, and international political economy.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
2+
Jan-2000

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