International Relations (MSc)Universidad de Glasgow
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- Glasgow (Escocia)
The minimum entry requirements are an honours degree at the 2.1/upper second class level or higher or equivalent (e.g. B/3.0 GPA in the undergraduate degree) in politics, law or related social science subject
- This intense and demanding programme offers you broad and informed knowledge of the central challenges in international relations and equips you with the analytical techniques and tools to analyse political data. You will also gain a wide range of more general skills, including how to convey complex ideas and information effectively both orally and in writing.
- You will benefit from the opportunity to approach the subject from a variety of disciplinary approaches through courses across the School of Social & Political Sciences, the School of Law, History, and other subjects.
- The MSc in International Relations draws on recognised expertise in the fields of international relations theory, normative international theory, international security, international governmental organisations, non-state actors, human rights and humanitarian intervention, and a wide variety of country and regional expertise.
- You will also benefit from a number of research and teaching initiatives which touch on important international issues, including: Global Security Roundtable; Glasgow Centre for International Development; Glasgow Refugee, Asylum & Migration Network; and Glasgow Human Rights Network.
- MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
- Challenges in international politics
- International relations theory
- Qualitative research methods OR Social science statistics.
Optional courses (three chosen)
- China's international politics
- Chinese politics and society
- Comparative European politics
- Critical perspectives on human rights
- Ethics in global politics
- EU in international politics and development
- Foreign policy of the United States
- Freedom of expression
- Globalisation and European integration
- Human rights and global politics
- International security and global politics
- Institutions and policies of the European Union
- Internet and civil societ
- Media and democracy
- Political institutions, crisis and communication
- Political legitimacy: contemporary perspectives
- Politics of gender in development.
Note: Some courses might not be available every year. You may also be able to choose from courses in the other subjects in the School of Social & Political Sciences.
Career prospectsCareer opportunities include positions in higher education, government/foreign ministry, intergovernmental organisations, non-governmental organisations, think tanks; and further study at PhD level.