MA International Relations – scholarships and bursaries available to those eligible

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Current world developments – such as security and cybersecurity threats, changes of leadership, the emergence of new powers and the evolving nature of international politics – present fresh challenges to governments, regions and the international system as a whole.

During this course, you’ll study these topics in depth. You’ll look closely at the politics and policymaking of major nations across the planet, as well as the interplay of power between these countries and how order is maintained and managed by institutions.

Gain important career skills

This course regularly attracts students from all over the world, with many at different stages of their professional and academic lives.

You’ll have the opportunity to gain:

  • a broad and informed perspective on current issues of international relations
  • strong analytical skills and theory-informed reasoning to be able to conduct political analysis and understand current challenges and developments
  • a deep insight into the world of negotiation and diplomacy and how multilateral institutions operate in the domains of trade and security
  • a strong foundation for international careers in administration, diplomacy, policy formation and research
  • an increased network of experts in topics such as international security, terrorism, foreign policy, the international political economy, and the politics of international law

Graduate prospects

Studying this course provides an excellent grounding for careers in international organisations, multinational corporations, public bodies and think tanks.

Graduates have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of organisations, including:

  • Danish EU Research Liaison Office in Brussels, Belgium
  • Enel Green Power North America Inc, USA (Director of External Relations and Communications)
  • European Parliament, Spain
  • World Energy Council in Berlin, Germany

Scholarships and bursaries

You could be considered for a bursary or scholarship to help you study at Bath.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK and International students

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