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Aston University: International Relations and Global Governance

Institution Aston University View institution profile
Department School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Web www2.aston.ac.uk
Email ask@aston.ac.uk
Telephone 0121 204 4810
Study type Taught

Summary

This cutting-edge master’s course, delivered at Aston over one full academic year, will help you to get a broader perspective on issues of globalised governance and contemporary international relations alongside the opportunity to learn in an exciting multicultural environment.

What you’ll learn On this masters, you’ll study international relations theory and explore government structures from a global perspective.

Examine the governance of global problems, such as trade, health and the environment, and explore issues of national and multi-national governance through organisations such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

You will develop a wide-ranging skillset, including negotiation skills and public speaking, which will help to open doors when it comes to forging a career working for international organisations, governments and political institutions.

Depending on your interests and future career plans, the course provides the flexibility to choose from a wide range of elective modules, such as Critical approaches to Security studies, International Relations and Easy Asia, Changing China, and Concepts and Strategies for Social Data Analysis.

You can also specialise within different regions, including Europe or East Asia.

Aston is ranked 3rd in the UK for Area Studies research (REF 2014), so you know you will be learning from a team of international lecturers who are experts in their field. You’ll also benefit from active membership of the Aston Centre for Europe, a thriving research hub which organises debates, study visits, and conferences and seminars on current international issues.

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Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.

Teaching
You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying …

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