Postgraduate programmes

Politics at Leicester has a strong reputation for research and postgraduate education.

We have a range of specialist research and teaching interests across all disciplines, including diplomatic studies; international security studies; American foreign policy; British, European and comparative politics; international relations and political theory. Our research expertise has been recognised as ‘excellent’ and places us amongst the top departments in the UK.

We offer the following taught postgraduate courses:

Human Rights and Global Ethics MA
1-2 years, full- or part-time
This is for you if... you want to develop a deeper understanding of human rights in the world today and key ethical issues confronting the world.

International Relations and World Order MA 
1-2 years, full- or part-time
This is for you if... you want to increase your knowledge and understanding of international relations focusing on developments since the end of the Cold War.

International Security Studies MA
1-2 years, full- or part-time
This is for you if... you want to gain a deeper understanding of the key issues surrounding contemporary international security and develop the critical and analytical skills to address those issues.