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Online MA in International Relations

50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ, UK

UK: 0800 032 1180
Intl: +44 (0)115 941 8419

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Type of course
100% Online

Language of tuition

Length of course
2.5 years

Date of commencement
January | May | September

Cost / fees

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / International students 58%
2. Ratio of Men / Women NA
3. Age range 23-65

Admission requirements
- international students only: IELTS or TOEFL

Nottingham Trent University

Online MA in International Relations

Making you world ready

The Online MA in International Relations from Nottingham Trent University (NTU) gives students the flexibility to delve into this exciting discipline. Our comprehensive online course is designed to help you understand the complexities of international arenas and methodologies, with opportunities to explore contemporary issues such as international terrorism, globalisation and movements such as feminism and the Arab spring.

At NTU our emphasis is on the value of theory-in-practice, the Online MA in International Relations helps you get to grips with theoretical debates, ideas around global governance and the link between political economy and international security. This diverse experience of current theories and policies will prepare you for a number of different careers in organisations such as:
  • government departments
  • international aid organisations
  • development agencies.
With research and teaching expertise from the across Asia, Africa and Europe, you will be exposed to insights from every corner of the globe, helping you to further your experience and career potential. This is reinforced by the diversity within the cohort, with students from 45 countries – international relations begin with our online classroom.

MA in International Relations graduates are highly employable in both public and private sectors due to their wide-ranging skills and competencies.

To learn more about our Online MA International Relations and speak with our Admission team, click here.

Nottingham Trent University

NTU is ranked 16th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2019 and has been awarded a ‘gold-rating’ in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for its outstanding teaching and learning, setting up its graduates for success.

Nottingham Trent University has been named Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

The award recognises NTU for its strong student satisfaction, its quality of teaching, the overall student experience and its engagement with employers. The announcement comes just two weeks after the university was shortlisted for the prestigious ‘University of the Year’ title in the forthcoming Times Higher Education Awards.

The University has also moved up into the top 50 of The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide’s overall league table, with a ranking of joint 47th.

This caps a year of outstanding achievements, following the University’s highest possible ‘gold’ rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework, and a satisfaction score of 89% in the National Student Satisfaction Survey - the fifth highest score amongst mainstream universities.