You will take core courses and options, and write a dissertation.
-Core course 1, International Political Economy, provides a grounding in history and theories of global economic and political change.
-Core course 2, Politics of Globalisation, focuses on the state, domestic and international institutions and global change.
The core courses are complemented by a range of thematic or regional options, allowing you to tailor the degree to your own specific personal or career interests. Modules are normally available in:
-British, US and European government and politics
-international relations, international security, and US foreign policy
-politics of globalisation and international political economy
-politics, policy and administration of the EU
-political theory and political sociology
-war, conflict, nationalism, politics and religion
-policy analysis, policy-making processes and comparative public policy
-public management and public sector reform
For MRes students, research methods training forms part of the programme's core elements.