University of Surrey: International Relations

InstitutionUniversity of Surrey View institution profile
Department FASS - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Telephone +44(0)1483 682222
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**Why choose this course**
In the modern world, international politics dominates the news. Politics, economics and law interconnect on a global scale, and affect society at all levels.

Our exciting MSc International Relations gives you the opportunity to explore how politics is shaped at an international level. Through your studies you will delve into one of the following specialist areas of international relations: conflict, intervention and security; economy and trade; and global governance.

You will master essential skills in political science that enable you to explore the links between local, national and international structures, and critically evaluate crucial contemporary debates in the field of international relations.

**What you will study**
Our MSc International Relations has two pathways you can choose from.

On our International Relations pathway you will examine the most relevant issues in the contemporary international system and processes of global governance.

On our innovative International Intervention pathway you will deepen your understanding of this complex area. This pathway also includes the option of a placement, allowing you to spend three months working in international politics.

There are a set of common compulsory modules for all pathways, in addition to two compulsory modules for your chosen pathway, and three optional modules from a range of international politics topics.


University of Surrey


At the University of Surrey, we see things differently. Whether you picture yourself in a new career, want to pursue an academic passion, or strive to study somewhere where you can make a real impact, our postgraduate courses can help make your vision a reality.  Situated just 34 minutes outside London in the vibrant town of Guildford we welcome over 3,500 postgraduate students each year from all corners of the globe. We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the country.

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