This one-year masters course has both taught and research phases.
Students take modules to the value of 90 credits comprising taught modules to the value of 45 credits (Part I) and a dissertation to the value of 45 credits (Part II).
HI6026 US Foreign Policy and Contemporary History (10 credits)
HI6056 Issues in World Politics (5 credits)
HI6092 International Relations Theories and Approaches (10 credits)
Plus 20 credits from:
HI6035 Foreign Policy and Diplomacy: Case Studies in Crises and Decision-making (10 credits)
HI6045 War and Peace: the European State System from 1648 to 1990 (10 credits)
HI6060 The Politics of Terrorism (10 credits) HI6063 Work Placement and Portfolio (10 credits)
HI6100 History Dissertation (45 credits)
A dissertation of a maximum of 20,000 words must be submitted by a specified date in September.
Your thesis will be on a relevant topic within the broad areas of international relations, including international history and conflict/peace studies.
Postgraduate Certificate in History (International Relations)
Candidates who pass at least 30 credits of taught modules may opt to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in History (International Relations).
For further details and module descriptions, see the Postgraduate College Calendar.