University of East London

MSc International Relations*

Aiming to develop the ability to analyse issues and debates, as well as an understanding of the contexts and analytical frameworks within which International Relations operates, this programme imparts knowledge and practical skills for career and life.

It examines perspectives deployed in the analysis of institutions and processes, key approaches to research as well as the context of practices and processes in International Relations.

 

* Subject to validation

Pathway

Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation Courses
UEL-IND-M-100 Induction Module 0.00
Postgraduate Certificate Level
UEL-LA-7002 International Human Rights Law 30.00
UEL-SY-7005 Critical theories of International Relations 30.00
Postgraduate Diploma Level
UEL-SY-7001 Policy & Practice of Humanitarianism and Development (Mental Wealth) 30.00
UEL-SY-7009 Global Environmental Politics 30.00
Postgraduate Award Level
UEL-SY-7003 Independent Applied Research Project 30.00
UEL-SY-7002 Research Methods in Social Sciences 30.00

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for admission are:

 

An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification or international equivalent. Some professional qualifications may also be acceptable. Extensive professional experience may also be considered.

Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.

English Proficiency: Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent qualification.  Students who do not acquire the above mentioned qualifications are required to take the online Academic English Placement Test. This is an IELTS-type test (Reading & Writing) where students need to score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component lower than 5.5).

Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining how the programme of study will benefit the student’s career progression.

Up to date CV

Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.

Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.

* Entry requirements may vary depending on the programme of study.

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