You'll focus on human rights, international development, globalisation, urbanisation and emerging transnational communities. You'll need a solid understanding of both social theory and the theories of international relations.
During the Sociology and International Relations (Hons) course at Kingston University, you'll analyse international co-operation and conflict, ranging from theinfluence of international relations in domestic politics, particularly the politics of social identity, international development organisations and the relationship between war and the economy.
You'll also explore how social justice and human rights problems can be addressed at an international level. You'll gain a thorough knowledge of sociological approaches to international relations and acquire a wide range of transferable skills relevant to national and international development organisations, associated private and public sector organisations, and related NGOs and charities.
Careers and progression
Sociology and international relations graduates are well placed to enter careers involving social research, social policy formation and administration, human resources, teaching, and social commentary and analysis. After graduating you might be employed by local and national government, educational establishments, media organisations, advocacy organisations, health and welfare services.
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- Contemporary Issues in Sociology
- Researching Everyday Life
- Introduction to International Relations
- Another World is Possible: Order and Revolution in Political Ideology
- Globalisation and Social Change
- Researching Race and Ethnicity
- Securing Human Rights: Contemporary Themes and Issues
- Modern Political Thought
- 36 months
- 72 months
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DisciplinesInternational Relations Sociology View 483 other Masters in International Relations in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The minimum entry qualifications for the programme are:
- From A levels: 112 points
- BTEC National: Distinction, Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM) from social science related BTEC Extended Diploma.
- Access Diploma: Pass
- Plus: GCSE candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*–C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading).
International13500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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