University of Bath

Politics and International Studies MRes – 2 years part-time

University of Bath
In Bath

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Bath
Duration 2 Years
Start September 2020
  • Master
  • Bath
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • Start:
    September 2020

This Master's of Research (MRes) will provide you with the required skills and methodologies to undertake a doctoral degree. The breadth and depth of the course will also enable you to pursue a wide range of careers in European politics.

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Where and when



Bath (Somerset)
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University Of Bath, BA2 7AY


Sep-2020Now taking bookings

To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on international politics.

· Requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in all components The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 62 with no less than 59 in any element TOEFL IBT: 90 overall with a minimum 21 in all 4 components

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What you'll learn on the course

Spanish Language
Cultural Studies
Part Time
Quantitative Methods
Social research

Course programme

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Semester 1
  • Short research apprenticeship project (MRes)
  • Quantitative methods 1: introduction to quantitative methods
  • Qualitative methods 1
  • Principles and skills of social research
  • Scopes and methods of politics and international relations
Semester 2
  • Long research apprenticeship project (MRes)
  • Either Quantitative methods 2 or Qualitative methods 2
  • Plus two optional units
  • MRes dissertation
Optional course units

These optional units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

  • Quantitative methods 2
  • Qualitative methods 2
  • Independent research essay
  • International organisations in world politics
  • International relations of South and Central Asia
  • Director of Studies approved unit
Learning and assessment

  • Lectures
  • Online resources
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops
  • Attendance
  • Coursework
  • Dissertation
  • Essay
  • Multiple choice examination
  • Oral assessment
  • Portfolio
  • Written examination

Additional information

UK/EU application deadline - 31 August 2020

Overseas deadline -30 June 2020

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