Our postgraduate taught courses are taught by academic experts within their respective fields and attract students from all over the world.
Our world-leading research underpins our curriculum, so you can be sure that you will graduate with a masters degree that is relevant to contemporary issues and aligns with the needs of employers around the world.
Our chief research strengths lie in security, social and global justice, contemporary political theory, international history, comparative politics, and British politics.
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Unique to Nottingham, MA Asian and International Studies will enhance your understanding of the culture and politics in Asia. You'll spend a semester in China or Malaysia.
This course explores both the philosophical and practical aspects of international political analysis, enabling you to contribute to tackling some of the biggest global issues being faced today.
This course provides you with a framework for detailed investigation of security and terrorism on a global scale, enhancing your career opportunities in this complex field.
The school also has a dual degree option with the University of Konstanz in Germany. This is a two-year programme. Students who successfully complete the programme receive an MA in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Konstanz and an MA from the University of Nottingham in one of politics' fields of specialisation.
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