University of Birmingham

Master in Political Science (British Politics and the State) - Máster en Ciencias Políticas (Política Británica y Estado)

University of Birmingham
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Birmingham
  • Precio:
    Masters:
    £6,570 FT (Home/EU students)
    £3,285 PT (Home/EU students)
    £14,850 FT (Overseas students)
    Postgraduate diploma:
    £4,380 FT (Home/EU students)
    £2,190 PT (Home/EU students)
    £9,990 FT (Overseas students)
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Birmingham B15 2TT
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Political Science (British Politics and the State) MA/PGDip

Presentación

This programme offers students an understanding of British politics based on theoretical, empirical and historical analysis of the development of the British state since 1900. It provides excellent preparation for further academic research or a career in government, a range of related private sector areas, and many kinds of non-governmental organisations.

Requisitos

For the MA programme you require a good Honours degree or its equivalent. For those whose first language is not English, an IELTS Certificate is required.

International students:

Academic requirements
We accept a range of qualifications

English language requirements

You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:

by holding an English language qualification to the right level
by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students

Programa

This pathway is designed for flexibility, allowing you to choose over half of the MA content from a wide range of optional modules. This degree comprises the following modules:

Core modules

40 credits - Governing Britain Since 1918
60 credits - Dissertation MA students to submit a 13,500 word dissertation (not applicable to Diploma Students)
You´ll take at least 40 credits from the optional modules A list. These are modules that we believe best fit this degree. We recommend that you also take some or all of your remaining credits from this list.

Optional Modules A (at least 40 credits from the following)

20 credits - Contemporary Themes and Issues in British Politics
20 credits - Democracy, Power and Citizenship
40 credits - Globalisation and Governance
40 credits - International Political Economy
20 credits - Politics and the State
We also offer you the opportunity to choose from our much longer list of Optional Modules B.

Optional Modules B (up to 40 credits from the following)

20 credits - Contemporary Themes and Issues in British Politics
20 credits - Critical Approaches to Development (IDD)
20 credits - Democracy, Power and Citizenship
20 credits - Development Politics (IDD)
20 credits - Developments in Contemporary Political Analysis
20 credits - Ethical Dimensions of terrorism, Political Violence and War
20 credits - Global Ethics 1
20 credits - Global Ethics 2
40 credits - Globalisation and Governance
40 credits - International Political Economy
20 credits - Politics and the State
20 credits - Revolution and Enlightenment (Political Ideas A)
20 credits - Social Theory and Critique: Contested Knowledge
20 credits - Social Theory: From Marxism to Post Marxism
20 credits - Terrorism and Political Violence
20 credits - Terrorism and Contemporary Conflict
20 credits - Theory and Ethics of Terrorism and Political Violence
20 credits - Totalitarianism and the State (Political Ideas B)
20 credits - Migration, Superdiversity, Policy and Practice (IAAS)
20 credits - Globalisation, International Migration and Citizenship (IASS)

Salidas profesionales

Graduates from the School have gone on to work in a range of careers, with recent graduates working with organisations such as the United Nations, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, local authorities in the UK and overseas and the Department for International Development.

The School takes employability very seriously and as well as linking students to the central careers services, also incorporates opportunities to enhance their employment prospects, including highlighting work experience opportunities, encouraging volunteering in extra-curricular projects (such as student seminars and events) and by inviting backgrounds for students to meet.

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