Durham University: International Relations

InstitutionDurham University View institution profile
Department Politics
Web https://www.dur.ac.uk
Telephone 0191 334 1000
Study type Taught

Summary

This course combines a sound basis of advanced knowledge and understanding in the broader and more disparate field of International Studies with the opportunity to choose optional specialist areas of study from among those offered in the School, and other schools such as Modern Languages and Cultures. The particular interests reflected in the choice of options may then be developed through the researching and writing of a dissertation.

Throughout the course, you will gain advanced knowledge and understanding of:

- The extent to which an international community has developed and the driving forces shaping its development

- Factors determining humanitarian interventions

- The processes of globalisation in the political, economic, cultural and scientific fields

- The governance role of international organisations

- How the degree of integration of countries into the international political and economic system varies and the determinants of those variations

- Historical and/or contemporary issues and debates in the politics and political economy of specific states and/or areas and/or international institutions and organisations

- Regime analysis and the concept of soft power governance

- An appropriate topic in international politics of their choice

MA

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Durham University offers a wide range of courses and a research-informed education, delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding facilities. We offer supportive college communities, a warm welcome to all, excellent student welfare and a fantastic student experience.

Located in the beautiful and historic city of Durham, we are one of the oldest universities in the UK, yet have a modern and forward thinking mindset.

With over 26 academic departments and schools offering postgraduate taught and research degrees, our teaching is research-informed and led by academics, many of whom are world-leading experts in their field.

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