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

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  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13315
    Tuition (Year)
    5665
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Newcastle University ,
This International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) course from Newcastle University provides an understanding of globalisation and development. It places special emphasis on the problem of poverty and its relation to global justice and global politics. You study the political, social and economic causes, consequences and discourses of poverty and development. You also critically analyse these important global currents.
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About

As a student on this International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) course offered by Newcastle University you develop:
  • advanced knowledge and understanding of areas such as globalisation, poverty and development, international relations theory, and international and regional studies themes
  • knowledge of methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
  • theoretical and practical research skills, including the synthesis of materials from a variety of primary and secondary sources

You benefit from rigorous training in globalisation, poverty and development and international relations theory, and in theories and approaches to the study of politics. This helps you to develop the specialist knowledge and research skills from which to embark upon a career with a significant international dimension or pursue a postgraduate research degree in globalisation, development and poverty studies.

We have a student-run Politics Postgraduate Society which brings together MA and PhD students to organise academic and social events. The Society runs

  • professional development seminars, led by academic staff
  • seminars delivered by fellow postgraduates - round-table discussions with staff and visitors
  • the 'New Voices' seminar series, for exciting young external speakers
  • a weekly film night during term time

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules
  • Thinking About Global Politics
  • Globalisation, Poverty, and Development
  • Dissertation
Optional modules
You will take a further 80 credits from the following:
  • Philosophies in Human Geography
  • Human Geography: Concepts in Action
  • Career Development for Master's Level Students
  • Theories and Theorists of International Political Economy
  • Theories of International Relations
  • The State in the International Political Economy
  • American Foreign Policy
  • The Politics of Global Change
  • The European Union as an International Actor
  • Doing Political Research
  • Global Justice and Human Rights
  • War, Terrorism and Peace: Ethical Perspectives
  • Critical Geopolitics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or above, or international equivalent, in international studies/politics or a related discipline. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 13315 International
  • GBP 5665 EU/EEA
UK/EU
  • Full time: £5,665
  • Part time: £2,835
International
  • Full time: £13,315

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