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Online Courses

Nottingham Trent University

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A world of opportunity with MA International Relations

Ever found yourself wishing that you could make a difference in the world? Then Nottingham Trent University’s online MA International Relations could be for you. A truly international course, it focuses on developing your global awareness and providing you with an understanding of contemporary international arenas and their complexities. You’ll also gain knowledge of how politics can successfully address rapid change.

The online MA International Relations could help you begin a career in the public or private sector or progress in the role in which you already work. In fact, there are a variety of organisations where the skills and knowledge you learn will be a benefit. These may include think tank organisations, not for profits and local government. Graduates with an understanding of global processes and events are particularly sought after in the private sector too.

Best of all, you don’t have to wait to begin your career or leave your existing employer behind, as an online course allows you to earn while you learn.

Let’s look closer at the value an online MA International Relations provides.

Varied modules which hone the theoretical and practical skills you need

Our online course isn’t just theory-based, the course is designed so that over the three years of study you’ll have the opportunity to acquire a number of practical skills, including advanced research experience, debating and team-working skills.

The course consists of 13 modules covering a broad range of subjects, from Security, Radicalisation and Terrorism in Europe to The Rise and Fall of Hegemonic Powers: the USA, China and the Rest. You’ll gain a global understanding of international relations enabling you to apply your knowledge and skills anywhere in the world!

A truly international classroom

You may not be attending a physical classroom, but that doesn’t mean you won’t get to interact with your fellow students. Our online MA International Relations involves video and interactive elements which make you feel like you’re part of an international classroom, talking to students from all over the world – allowing you to widen and enhance your global perspective.

It’s not just the students that are international either - our lecturers are from all around the world and have regional specialisms and experience from places like North Africa, the Indian sub-continent, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Learn more about contemporary issues affecting the world today

Our online MA International Relations has a contemporary focus, enabling you to gain knowledge in issues and institutions relevant to the modern world. This knowledge can then be applied in your existing role, to help you move progress your career. For example, understanding the role of the United Nations is vital for many careers in global governance.

Learning about the issues that exist today will enable you to realise your personal career goals, whether you want to help put an end to global conflict, or help those in need.

Gain global knowledge from your own home

The main benefit of our online MA International Relations is that there’s no need to leave your home, or your career, to acquire the knowledge you need to progress professionally. This allows you to fit your studying around your personal and professional schedule.

That doesn’t mean you won’t receive the same level of support as our campus-based students, though. Your lecturers, the Technical Support team and Student Liaison team are here to provide assistance and advice whenever you require it.

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