Faculty

: School of Social Sceinces

University

: London Metropolitan University

Next available intake

: September 2021

Class size

: 16

Mode of Delivery

: Blended / Weekend Classes

Modules

: 6 Modules + Dissertation

Duration

: 12 Months

Topic

  • Faculty
  • School of Social Sceinces
  • University
  • London Metropolitan University
  • Next available intake
  • September 2021
  • Class size
  • 16
  • Mode of Delivery
  • Blended / Weekend Classes
  • Modules
  • 6 Modules + Dissertation
  • Duration
  • 12 Months

A course that encompasses the interdiciplinary dynamics of politics, law and economics

Course Overview

This course seeks to offer a rounded view of the development and operation of the international system that encompasses the interconnecting worlds of international politics, law and economics.

You will learn about relations theory, international politics and the development of states, international law and legal institutions as well as security studies. This MA will enable you to combine your understanding of the core modules in interdisciplinary research – a wider and more inclusive framework for understanding international relations and one which corresponds more closely to the interconnectedness of the real world.

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Why study this course at Next

  • Sri Lanka's only globally recognized master’s qualification for International Relations
  • World-class learning resouces comprising carefully curated modules and structure offered directly from London, UK
  • Be a part of the Global IR Elite with a specialized qualification
  • Expert lecture panel comprising CEOs and Senior industry leaders
  • Flexible Lecture delivery options for busy individuals

Course Overview

This course seeks to offer a rounded view of the development and operation of the international system that encompasses the interconnecting worlds of international politics, law and economics.

You will learn about relations theory, international politics and the development of states, international law and legal institutions as well as security studies. This MA will enable you to combine your understanding of the core modules in interdisciplinary research – a wider and more inclusive framework for understanding international relations and one which corresponds more closely to the interconnectedness of the real world.

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Assessment

You’ll be assessed using a variety of methods, including individual and group presentations, coursework problem sets, mini-projects, placement employer assessment, in-class tests, seen and unseen exams.

Entry requirements

  • UK Honors Degree or equivalent with a class of 2nd lower or better 
  • Full professional qualification with a minimum of 3 years of work experience 
  • 8 years of work experience and currently working at a Managerial capacity.

Any application that does not fit into the above criteria will be considered by the University on a case by case basis. Please note that acceptance into the course is at the sole discretion of LMU International Admissions.

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Modules

Theory and Research Methods in International Relations

Equip yourself with theories, tools, techniques and a reflective attitude to international relations research in order to design and carry out your dissertation research.

International Law and International Order

Learn how international law operates as a tool for inter-state cooperation and the regulation of disputes via examples. This will enable you to obtain a firm foundation on International Law.

International Conflict Resolution

Explore debates and controversies about both practice and theory in international conflict resolution. Learn the significant part human rights and social justice play in the modern international community.

Religion and International Relations

Study transnational Religious Actors and their role in international relations through contemporary case studies in the modern international community.

Human Security

Learn about the implications of the concept of human security for your understanding of security in the international system and why a distinct concept of ‘human security’ has been developed in the international debates.

Security Studies

Take part in rapidly evolving contemporary discussions on security. Develop knowledge and skills to fully appreciate the international and contested nature of the concept of security, key areas of debate in the field and the manner in which “security” physically manifests itself in the world.

International Relations Dissertation

Select a preferred topic and conduct an independent research on contemporary issues impacting the sector of international relations coupled with high level analysis and interpretation of information.

After the course

You'll have a variety of career routes available to you, both in Sri Lanka and internationally in management and leadership roles encompassing the interdynamics of politics, law and economics of the real world. Further, this course has proven particularly beneficial for those who are seeking work in organisations operating in a transnational environment, aid agencies and diplomatic missions

About the University

One of London’s oldest educational institutions, London Metropolitan University has been celebrating diversity in education since its inception way back in 1848. With students from more than 100 different nationalities under its wing, this iconic university comprises six schools offering a distinct array of well-timed programmes curated to suitably cater to the evolving role of education today.

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