International Relations MA Program By University of Bath |Top Universities

University of Bath

Claverton Down Campus, Bath, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =166
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(GBP) 23000-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

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Current world developments - such as security threats, changes of leadership, the emergence of new powers and the evolving nature of the EU - present fresh challenges to governments, regions and the international system as a whole.
This course explores these issues in-depth, taking a close look at politics and policy-making of cybersecurity, security, diplomacy, and great and emerging powers, as well as the interplay of international power, order and institutions.
You'll gain the analytical skills to be able to unpack and detect the causes and consequences of specific political problems and the different political processes that have generated them.
This course attracts students from all over the world at different stages of their professional and academic lives, adding to the richness of debate and offering deep and diverse perspectives on this multi-faceted subject.
Studying at Bath provides you with the opportunity to work with researchers in international security, terrorism, foreign policy and the international political economy. Our staff have expertise in many relevant topics including intelligence, the global resurgence of religion, emerging powers and peace and conflict studies, they offer fresh and leading perspectives on these highly complex and evolving areas.
You'll leave with:
  • a broad and informed perspective on current issues of international relations
  • the strong analytical skills and theory-informed reasoning to be able to conduct political analysis and understand current challenges and developments
  • a deep insight into the world of negotiation and diplomacy and how multilateral institutions operate in the domains of trade and security
  • a strong foundation for international careers in administration, diplomacy, policy formation and research

This course is suited to those with an interest in contemporary world affairs and a degree in a relevant subject, such as international relations, politics, European studies, history, sociology, economics or languages. It’s a highly relevant course if you’re interested in, or already working in, public policy, diplomacy, government, think tanks, NGOs, business and industry, or education.

About University

A world-class University in a World Heritage city.

Ranked in the top 10 in all UK league tables and approaching our 50th year, Bath is well established as a nurturing environment for enterprising minds.

Voted first for student satisfaction two years in a row in the National Student Survey (2013 & 2014) our programmes are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance. 

87% of our research is world leading (according to REF 2014) so your studies will be informed by some of the most exciting and innovative ideas.

Our outstanding placement scheme helps ensure our highly sought-after graduates are well attuned to meet the evolving needs of employers. Our graduates enjoy some of the highest rates of employment and starting salaries in the UK.

Our vibrant campus, and location right on the edge of the cosmopolitan city of Bath, provide superb sporting, social and cultural opportunities, and was named The Times and Sunday Times Best Campus University 2014.

Join our close-knit, high-achieving community to gain the knowledge, skills and experience you’ll need to thrive in a world of global networks.