SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This course gives students the opportunity to undertake rigorous training in political theory, with special reference to the study of politics outside Europe and America.

Course Modules

International theory; comparative international political thought; power in world politics; geopolitics (space and power); international political economy; foreign policy analysis; security governance; international politics of human rights; international migration and diaspora politics; conflict, rights and justice; the law and politics of state violence (an interdisciplinary perspective); political thought on the just rebellion; violence, justice and the politics of memory; queer politics in Asia, Africa and the Middle East; childhood, politics and law; the Indian Ocean in world politics.

Course Additional Entry

The qualification for entry is normally a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in politics or international relations, or a related social science discipline; applicants without such a background may be considered for admission depending on their academic training and undergraduate performance.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,895  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,470  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,948  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,235  Academic year. First year home fees