The MA International Relations (Hons) at the University of St Andrews is a four-year course run by the School of International Relations. In the first two years, you will study key theoretical approaches and concepts in International Relations; explore foreign policy making and its relation to international security; and examine how theoretical approaches to International Relations relate to issues in global politics.
International Relations graduates go on to a very diverse range of careers.
Graduates have expertise in area studies including Africa, Europe and the Middle East; foreign policy; international organisations and regimes; peace and conflict studies; political theory; and terrorism and political violence. Therefore, they are well equipped for careers in:
- armed services
- banking and insurance
- foreign services
- international business
- media, radio and television
- public services (civil service, local governments, public corporations, hospital management)
- social services (child care, youth employment, probation).
- Activism and Resistance
- The Arab-Israeli Conflict
- Armed Conflict in Postcolonial Africa
- Asian Security
- Gender and Terrorism
- Geopolitics of Energy in the Caspian Region
- Global Public Policy
- Human Rights in Theory and Practice
- Ideologies and Social Movements in the Middle East
- Indian Foreign Policy
- International Political Economy
- International Security
- Music, Politics and International Relations
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
Application deadline - 29 January for UK students
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development International Business View 171 other Bachelors in International Development in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
International25100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25100 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for St Andrews
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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