MA in International Relations
The aim of the Master of Arts degree in International Relations at Richmond University is to equip students with in-depth knowledge of the discipline of international relations, key analytical and research skills, together with an opportunity to gain practical experience through an optional internship.
The programme examines a range of theories and approaches to international relations, including global political economy, diplomatic practice, the role of the global media, and conflict and post-conflict situations and many others.
The MA in International Relations prepares students for further graduate study in the discipline or for careers in the fascinating world of local, national, regional, and international politics, in governmental and non-governmental organisations.
Exciting Career Prospects
The MA in International Relations prepares students for further graduate study in the discipline or for careers in the fascinating world of local, national, regional, and international politics, in governmental and non-governmental organisations. Recent alumni have found employment in government institutions (including the US Senate and the French Ministry of International Affairs), in international charities and aid organisations, as well as across the private sector. The MA equips students with the skills and profile to succeed in an increasingly global world.
Global Research, Networking & Internship Opportunities
Students are invited to participate in visits to key international institutions including the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the EU headquarters in Brussels and an important Peace Studies institute in Norway.
Students are also offered an opportunity to pursue a research-linked internship, either in the UK or globally, over the Summer semester. The university supports students in securing an internship and throughout the period of their occupation.
Under the auspices of Richmond’s Centre for the Study of the State, Power & Globalisation students actively in the research of the faculty and experts in the field from around the UK and the world. The university also supports Professors Without Borders and students have often worked closely with this exciting initiative.
Faculty who teach on this programme: