University of Sheffield

Department of Politics

MA Research Methods in Politics/International Relations


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Research Methods in Politics/International Relations

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This course is intended as a preparatory degree for MPhil and PhD research. The course design meets the new research training guidelines provided by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It is built around three complementary strands: generic social science methods training; politics/international relations methods training; and a specialist training pathway in one area of politics/international relations


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of £16,501 and upwards We also offer scholarships of 50% of the course fee which will be offered on the basis of academic merit.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6 in essay writing) or TOEFL 600 (with a minimum of 4.5 in written English) or TOEFL computer-based minimum of 250 or TOEFL internet-based minimum of 100.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 12560 GBP

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