Politics & International Relations Society

Any offer of a place is dependent on the University’s ability to provide the appropriate supervision for your chosen area of work. Please refer to the ‘About’ section of this page for more information about the provision of supervision for this course. Your test must have been taken no more than two years before the start date of your course. Our Application Guide providesfurther information about the English language test requirement. Publications are not expected, but a demonstrably peer-reviewed publication in political science or an allied discipline may be taken asprima facieevidence of aptitude for research. At the end of the course, you are required to complete the assessment in the optional papers of your choice and submit a thesis of not more than 30,000 words.

In most cases, the academics who have taught you or who have known your academic work during earlier university-level study will be best placed to testify to these capabilities. When that is not possible, a professional reference from a colleague who has worked with you in a research capacity or is otherwise able to comment on your academic capabilities is acceptable in place of a tutor’s reference. For further details about searching for funding as a graduate student visit our dedicated Funding pages, which contain information about how to apply for Oxford scholarships requiring an additional application, details of external funding, loan schemes and other funding sources. Research centres provide opportunities for you to present your own work in research seminar series and at conferences in the department and beyond. The research centres have an established and popular visitors’ programme which has allowed many scholars of international repute to participate in the DPIR’s research activities. All recommendations to admit a student involve the judgement of at least two members of the academic staff with relevant experience and expertise, and must also be approved by the Director of Graduate Studies or Admissions Committee .

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We are unable to accept Foundation programmes that are integrated as part of a main degree at another institution. The course explores the complex relationships between religion, politics and society around the world. A flexible course with a huge range of optional modules to shape your degree around what you are most interested in. The Politics Society is one of the oldest societies in Queens, which caters to not only Politics students but students within Queens who have an interest in debate, politics, and activism. Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places.

  • Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.
  • This will be assessed for understanding of the subject area; understanding of problems in the area; ability to construct and defend an argument; powers of analysis; and powers of expression.
  • If your circumstances change and, therefore, you need to request a deferral after an offer has been made, then we can generally permit these for this programme.
  • Whether you are a politics student or not, joining the society – one of the biggest on campus – is a great way to meet and interact with people who, among other things, have interest in how the world is run and know to always make time for some relaxed fun with the PIR family.

Students will be expected to make direct contact with organizations and to interview a range of personnel . Support will be provided by departmental staff to develop links with existing partners and other relevant ffs-dz.com organisations. Students should visit the Company or participants, and observe meetings/workshops/rehearsals. They should access relevant documents such as Annual reports, reviews, websites, and social media.

Other courses you may wish to consider

Theatre Making 3 focuses on the acquisition and development of performance making skills and the application of those acquired skills to the creation of a performed event. In the Culture and Performance modules, you will investigate contemporary notions of identity and culture in the UK and around the world in relation to an increasingly globalised world. Contemporary Britain is perceived as progressively more multicultural; at the same time, there is an evolving awareness of the impact of global trends in society and culture.

Electoral manipulation is rife around the world, but civil society organisations are working hard to counter attempts to erode the democratic process.

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Team-working is at the heart of this project, exploring the dynamics of leadership, decision-making and the relationship between operational/organisational concerns and the realisation of an artistic vision. Through this symbiotic practical and theoretical work, you focus on how meaning is generated in performance, and begin to ask basic questions about Theatre Making, to explore further in your own work and your analysis of material created by other artists. At a time when the politics of climate, disability, economics, gender, race, and sexuality are increasingly contended, performance has a unique role to play in creating a better, fairer future. Your English language qualification must be no more than three and a half years old from the start date of the programme you are applying to study, unless you are using IELTS, TOEFL, Trinity ISE or PTE, in which case it must be no more than two years old.

If your circumstances change and, therefore, you need to request a deferral after an offer has been made, then we can generally permit these for this programme. However, each deferral request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and we reserve the right to decline any post-offer deferral request. Requests should be submitted via a message on King’s Apply with an explanation of the reason for making the request. The personal information you provide is stored on our customer relationship management database. This database is used by members of staff at St John’s College and is a fully managed system, with procedures and policies in place in order to keep your information protected from misuse in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations. By filling out this form, you are giving us permission to contact you about future Politics Society events.

You will focus particularly on developing your skills as a facilitator/workshop leader. Build links and partnerships with our local community in South-East London, arts organisations, and increasingly through international networks. Be an independent learner and create your own learning pathways supported by tutors. Work alongside students from all backgrounds, and learn from each other’s different perspectives. If you live in the UK, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan from one of the UK’s governments. Information about living in London, including events, budgeting and expenses, travel and safety.

In the final post-show evaluation seminar, you will be guided to understand how to apply such a methodology to the development of your own company’s practical performance, and the critique of others’ work. The Politics & International Relations Society is open to all students from all subject areas who have an interest in politics and/or international relations. As a society, we are politically impartial and encourage students with all political views to join us in creating a diverse and democratic political community at Queen Mary.