Diplomacy and World Order MA

Diplomacy and World Order MA

De Montfort University
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About the course

This programme is designed to provide a detailed understanding of the evolution of diplomacy and the way in which diplomacy is practised in the contemporary world. The programme tackles a number of broader issues that impact on diplomatic processes, such as the way in which States operate in regional organisations such as the European Union, the threat of organised crime and terrorism and the role of multinational corporations and companies. The course will provide an advanced level of understanding of the modern world, including the way in which States, regions and international organisations interact.


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About the course

This programme is designed to provide a detailed understanding of the evolution of diplomacy and the way in which diplomacy is practised in the contemporary world. The programme tackles a number of broader issues that impact on diplomatic processes, such as the way in which States operate in regional organisations such as the European Union, the threat of organised crime and terrorism and the role of multinational corporations and companies. The course will provide an advanced level of understanding of the modern world, including the way in which States, regions and international organisations interact.


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Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time

Institution code: D26

Entry and admission criteria

Students should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in any subject.

Applications from those with significant professional experience in Politics and International Relations will be considered individually.

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams.

Course modules

MA Diplomacy and World Order

Core modules include:
Diplomacy and International Politics
Globalisation
Post Cold-War World Order
Research Methodology

Optional modules include:
US Foreign Policy
Regional Security in the European Neighbourhood
Britain and European Integration
International Trade
Global Health: Politics, Policy and Strategy
Technology, Crisis and Globalisation
Term 3

  • Dissertation

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Industry links and professional accreditation

The Department has an active Politics Society. Recent presentations have been given by Alistair Campbell, the Mayor of Leicester, and David Blunkett. The Department also organises study trips.

Graduate careers

The course prepares you for senior roles in public and private organisations such as the UN or the EU parliament, where you can influence major decisions that affect us all. There is real demand for suitably qualified managers who are interested in making a difference and who understand the implications of the global financial crisis, climate change, diplomacy, and sustainable development, health care and other issues affecting contemporary society.

Scholarships

A range of scholarships and early payment discounts are also available for eligible students. For the latest information on UK funding, please visit dmu.ac.uk/pgfunding| and for international fee information please visit dmu.ac.uk/fees|

Facilities

Our £35 million Hugh Aston Building offers state-of-the-art teaching and computer lab facilities.

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