M.A. International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development)

Newcastle University

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2014, September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
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  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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You will study the political, social and economic causes, consequences and discourses of poverty and development, and learn how to critically analyse these important global currents.

Contents

Compulsory modules
POL8041 Theories and Approaches in Politics
POL8043 Globalization, Poverty, and Development
POL8099 Dissertation
Optional modules
You will take a further 80 credits from the following:
GEO8016 Philosophies in Human Geography
GEO8017 Human Geography: Concepts in Action
NCL8007 Career Development for Masters level students
POL8003 Integration in Europe
POL8005 Theories and Theorists of International Political Economy
POL8006 Theories of International Relations
POL8018 The State in the International Political Economy
POL8020 American Foreign Policy
POL8029 The Politics of Global Change
POL8036 The European Union as an International actor
POL8038 Doing Political Research
POL8039 Global Justice and Human Rights
POL8044 Critical Geopolitics
POL8048 Global Politics and Popular Culture
POL8051 Bringing Ethics back in . . . (the Discipline of) International Relations
POL8052 The Rise of China

Requirements

An upper-second-class Honours degree or above, or international equivalent, in international studies,/politics or a related discipline. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications who have relevant professional experience.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL iBT® test: 90

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