MA International Relations and Global Governance atAston University , BirminghamSchool of Social Sciences and Humanities

Course Commencement Date (Spring 2023) Jan , 2023 View all dates

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1966

Highlights

  • Students will develop a wide-ranging skillset, including negotiation skills and public speaking, which will help to open doors when it comes to forging a career working for international organisations, governments and political institutions.
  • This cutting-edge master's course, delivered at Aston over one full academic year, will help students to get a broader perspective on issues of globalised governance and contemporary international relations alongside the opportunity to learn in an exciting multicultural environment.
  • Depending on students interests and future career plans, the course provides the flexibility to choose from a wide range of elective modules, such as Critical approaches to Security studies, International Relations and Easy Asia, Changing China, and Concepts and Strategies for Social Data Analysis.

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #485

      - QS 2022

    • #401-500

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #47

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #25

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #720

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 21,13,525
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,50,284
TotalINR 8,50,284

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 99.46

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 19ᵗʰ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

50%

  • Applicants must hold a 2:2 degree in social science, language or a related subject
  • UK 2:2 equivalent:-
    • For Tier 1 universities: Minimum 50% overall; 5 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 4 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 3.5 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 2.5 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2 out of 4 point GPA Scale
    • For Tier 2 universities: Minimum 60% overall; 6 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 4.8 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 4.2 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 3 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2.4 out of 4 point GPA Scale
    • For Tier 3 universities: Minimum 65% overall; 6.5 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 5.2 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 4.55 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 3.25 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2.6 out of 4 point GPA Scale
  • Other degrees might be suitable depending on personal statement and motivation

PTE

Marks - 67/90

  • 1 band at 59 as a minimum. Other bands at 64 and above

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • 1 band at 5.5 as a minimum. Other bands at 6.0 and above

Duolingo

Marks - 110/160

  • with a minimum of 85 in each sub-score

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver:- Applicants may be exempted from English proficiency requirements if they have scored 75% (CBSE/ISC) or 80% (Any State Board) in standard XII English
Conditional Offer

Yes

Undergraduate applicants who accept a conditional offer of a place at Aston University but subsequently fail to meet all the conditions may still be confirmed onto their initial choice if there are still vacancies available on that course and if, upon academic reconsideration of the application, it is deemed that the overall qualities and achievements of the applicant is appropriate to the spirit of the offer. Applicants for postgraduate taught programmes who fail to meet the University’s entry criteria for a specific programme will not normally be able to compensate for underachievement. Where reconsideration for the same course is not possible, an applicant will be considered for any appropriate and available alternative courses within the University

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

LOR
  • Two references (one academic and one employer) 
  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee (Required for Construction Management and Engineering MSc and Strategic Digital Marketing MSc)
  • At least one reference (preferably academic) for MSc Mechanical Engineering

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Important Dates

Aug 1, 2022

Application Submit Date (Round 6)

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date (Fall 2022)

Jan , 2023

Course Commencement Date (Spring 2023)

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