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University of Bath: International Relations and European Politics

Institution University of Bath View institution profile
Department Politics, Languages and International Studies View department profile
Telephone +44 1225 38 5115
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Deepen your knowledge of international relations and the dimensions of political interactions. Gain the skills to pursue an international career in administration, diplomacy, policy formation or research.

The course explores contemporary European politics and societies and has a distinctive focus on European policies and policy-making and on Europe's role in the international system. You'll study the interplay of multi-level governance between European and national institutions, as well as between the EU and the multilateral system.

The MA in International Relations and European Politics provides you with:

  • the training to pursue international careers in administration, diplomacy, policy formation and research

  • the opportunity to study in an internationally diverse postgraduate community

  • an enthusiastic and approachable teaching team

  • a clear geographical perspective on international relations

  • a solid analytical framework with a unique blend of theory and empirical analysis

  • insight into contemporary international relations and the dimensions of political interactions

This course is suited to those with an interest in contemporary world affairs and a degree in a relevant subject such as European studies, international relations, modern languages, politics, history, economics or sociology. It's a highly relevant course if you're interested in, or already working in the field of commerce, trade, industry, teaching or government at the interplay of EU government, institutions and world politics.


The University of Bath
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences


The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Bath conducts high quality research focussed on solving the world’s biggest problems and improving the societies we live in. Teachers and lecturers working within the faculty are active researchers and apply their findings to the content taught on our programmes.

The Faculty includes six departments:

By studying and researching with us you’ll be welcomed into a multidisciplinary, diverse academic community and a strong environment to pursue …

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