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|Application deadline:||International students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2014|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
This MA is an interdisciplinary degree programme that provides a foundational understanding of globalisation and development with special emphasis on the problem of poverty and its relation to global justice and global politics. 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.
12 months full time; 24 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £5,500 part time £2,750
International: full time £11,500
* POL8043 Globalization, Poverty, and Development
* POL8041 Theories and Approaches in Politics
* POL8099 Dissertation
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
* POL8036 The European Union as an International actor
* POL8038 Doing Political Research
* POL8039 Global Justice and Human Rights
* POL8040 War, Terrorism and Peace: Ethical Perspectives
* POL8044 Critical Geopolitics
* POL3046 World Justice and Climate Change
* POL8048 Global Politics and Popular Culture
* POL8051 Bringing Ethics back in . . . (the Discipline of) International Relations
* POL8052 The Rise of China
* POL8053 Justice
An upper-second-class Honours degree or above, or international equivalent, in international studies/politics or a related discipline. Other qualifications or relevant professional experience are also considered.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding
International Students- The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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