This masters degree will give you advanced knowledge and a critical understanding of contemporary global changes, preparing you for jobs in International Relations. It develops your social science research skills, applying these across multiple projects and an independently researched dissertation. Students graduating from this degree will have demonstrated analysis of complex situations, finding, evaluating and using various sources, and presenting work to different audiences.
The MA will be relevant to International Relations jobs in a range of sectors including the civil service, international organisations and charities, think-tank and policy research, and serves as excellent preparation for further academic research (e.g. a PhD).
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