You will learn about relations theory, international politics and the development of states, international law and legal institutions as well as security studies. This MA will enable you to combine your understanding of the core modules in interdisciplinary research – a wider and more inclusive framework for understanding international relations and one which corresponds more closely to the interconnectedness of the real world.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain a deep comprehension of the theories, concepts, and key issues in international relations.
  • Develop the ability to critically analyze and evaluate complex international issues, policies, and conflicts.
  • Acquire advanced research skills to conduct independent and rigorous research on international relations topics.
  • Enhance written and oral communication skills necessary for presenting complex ideas, arguments, and analysis effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Cultivate a global perspective and cultural sensitivity, understanding diverse viewpoints and the impact of various factors on international relations.
  • Prepare for careers in various fields by integrating theoretical knowledge with practical applications.

Course Details

Course Module

  • Theory and Research Methods in International Relations
  • International Law and International Order
  • International Conflict Resolution
  • Religion and International Relations
  • Human Security
  • Security Studies
  • International Relations Dissertation


Entry Requirements

You will be required to have:

  • an undergraduate degree of second class honours or above in a relevant discipline

Candidates with other qualifications may be considered in exceptional circumstances.


Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded 

  • Master of Arts in International Relations by London Metropolitan University, UK - NEXT Education.


Progression Pathway

Students who have taken this course have progressed to an array of careers such as the public sector, Non-Governmental Organisations and international companies. The course has proven particularly beneficial for those who are seeking work in organisations operating in a transnational environment.


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