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What will I learn?

Overview

This programme provides the expertise and skills in global governance and diplomacy required to pursue a fruitful career within an international organisation and their member states, or a non-governmental organisation operating within global politics.

Throughout the programme you will gain a deeper understanding of the transnational nature of governance and diplomacy. You will analyse the governance regimes that seek to address global challenges, questioning why such regimes succeed or fail, along with the politics underpinning current diplomatic practice and the obstacles to change.

The practical focus of the programme will ensure you are well-equipped to succeed in this field, with advanced knowledge of lobbying, report writing, negotiating, and campaigning.

Learning and teaching

Teaching methods will include traditional lectures and seminars, as well as practice-based workshops to develop skills such as report writing, presentation and campaign skills, media training, and negotiation.

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of academic and practice-based assessments including: essays, a dissertation, reports, presentations, and group-based / work-placed projects.

Career opportunities

This course provides students with the skills, experience and expertise required to pursue a fruitful career within international organisations and their member states, or non-governmental organisations. The combination of an academic and practical focus will allow you to develop both the knowledge and skills to succeed in global governance.

Which department am I in?

School of Politics and International Studies

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£20,750.00 (US$ 25,477) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 September 2022

Venue

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For Postgraduate qualification, students need to have 4 year Bachelors: for courses requiring 2.1 students need to have a GPA of 3.0; for courses requiring 2.2 students need to have a GPA of 2.5. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) an overall band of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Leeds

The University of Leeds enjoys a high student satisfaction rate – 3rd in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, 2018).

  • In the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2021
  • #15 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • One of the largest single-site campuses in the UK
  • Diverse campus with over 12,000 international students

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