Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy MSc

Entry requirements:
2:2 +
Full-time:
1 year
Part-time:
Up to 4 years
Start date:
October 2018
UK/EU fees:
£10,250
International fees:
£19,500
Location:
London

Achievements

Leading research

in the study of Brexit diplomacy

International Symposium

Hosts of the 19th and 20th International Symposium

in the series of diplomacy in the 21st century

Overview

Our Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign MSc programme provides an umbilical link between theory and practice, providing training in the concepts and applications of research appropriate for the study of diplomacy.

It invites you to apply concepts and knowledge from scholarly research to the practice of diplomacy and statecraft across the world today.

Our MSc in Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy will provide you with specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of diplomacy deploying appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with the specific subject area. You will be encouraged to acquire a critical awareness of the contemporary world order and to learn how students and diplomats alike can learn from the past to deal with the challenges of the future.

What makes this programme different?

  • Critical awareness of the New World Order
  • Learn how to deal with the challenges of the future
  • Study in London, home to 163 Embassies and High Commissions

How should study this programme?

You will have an interest in developing your critical awareness of current issues involved in the study of diplomacy.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in a social sciences, humanities or associated subject.

English Language requirements

The standard University IELTS English language requirement is 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each individual element (reading, writing, listening and speaking).

What you'll study

You will learn from the most influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators, exposing you to the latest theories and developments from across your discipline.

Modules

Our MSc in Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy covers a wide range of topics; to give you a taster we have expanded on some of the core modules affiliated with this programme and the specific assessment methods associated with each module.

Compulsory modules

To qualify for the award of the MSc degree in Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy you must complete five compulsory modules, choose any two optional modules and choose one module from the second subject modules list, totalling 120 credits. Students must also complete a Dissertation worth 60 credits. 

Foreign Policy Analysis

Introduction: What is foreign policy analysis? Explaining foreign policy: the system level. Explaining foreign policy: the nation-state level. Explaining foreign policy: the level of the individual decision-maker. Interests, norms and ethics: the critical evaluation of foreign policy. Case 1. US foreign policy. Case 2. UK foreign policy. Case 3. Russia foreign policy. Case 4. China foreign policy. The Future of Foreign Policy Analysis I: Resilience and International Crisis Management. The Future of Foreign Policy Analysis II: Interplay of International Institutions and Global Arena.

The aim of this module is to the aim of this module is for you to understand the conceptual tools of Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA), acquire specific knowledge relevant to an understanding of the foreign policies of key state actors in the global arena, and develop awareness of the issues and policy contexts that shape these policies.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Situate the analysis of foreign policy within the field of International Relations
  • Identify and deploy the key concepts and terminology of Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA)
  • Identify and evaluate key issues shaping the formulation and implementation of foreign policy
  • Apply this knowledge to specific cases of foreign policy decision-making and compare these cases in a systematic manner
  • Locate FPA information and evidence from primary and secondary sources
  • Identify the main approaches to the study of Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) and Comparative Foreign Policy (CFP)
  • Critically assess foreign policy practice
  • Employ critical judgement in relation to case studies of US and UK foreign policy
  • Locate and use appropriate evidence base in a critical essay
  • Reflect on their own learning and use constructive feedback from the module tutor, and peers

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:

  • 40% Essay 1
  • 60% Essay 2 

Concepts and Controversies in Diplomacy and International Governance

This insightful module will look at the latest controversies and debates affecting diplomacy and international governance, alongside the evolution of the international system. You will develop an understanding of how the Vienna convention influences diplomatic relations, whilst considering the role of institutions and actors in contemporary international governance. Diplomatic negotiation and international bargaining is also a key aspect of this module, as well as the study of international diplomacy and governance in the 21st Century.  

Learning Outcomes 

On completion of this module you should be able to: 
  • Critically evaluate the concepts and theories of diplomacy as the exercise of political influence that includes strategies, tactics and techniques
  • Critically evaluate the concepts, theories and controversies of contemporary international governance
  • Analyse the processes of diplomatic policy-making including alternative models of how policy evolves
  • Critically evaluate the importance of assessment, advocacy, bargaining and persuasion as dynamic features of the study of diplomacy
  • Critically assess the concepts and ethics of diplomacy in a professional environment
  • Identify appropriate sources pertaining to the study of diplomacy and international governance
  • Formulate research questions and research strategies for studying diplomacy and international governance
  • Demonstrate oral communication skills appropriate for professional use
  • Demonstrate research management and self-learning skills, as well as enhanced communication and ICT skills
  • Manage research, resource materials, data and referencing, and research findings relating to the study of diplomacy

Assessment

  • 100% coursework

Collaborative Project

With a multi-talented group of students you will work on a brief from a real company looking to solve a real social or business problem.

Together with your student team, you will research and build solutions to a business problem, supported by our project tutors, clients and staff. Previous clients include Foster + Partners, Speedo, The London Legacy Development Corporation as well as many other companies, start-ups and charities.

The Collaborative Project provides a means for you to engage in critical enquiry and to be exposed to project-based teamwork in multicultural and interdisciplinary settings. By undertaking this module, you will strengthen your cooperative and collaborative working skills and competencies, whilst raising your awareness and appreciation of cultural and disciplinary diversity and differences.

The Collaborative Project aims to provide you with a hands-on experience of identifying, framing and resolving practice-oriented and real-world based challenges and problems, using creativity and appropriate tools to achieve valuable and relevant solutions. Alongside the collaborative elements of the module, you will be provided with opportunities to network with stakeholders, organisations and corporations, which will give you the experience and skills needed to connect to relevant parties and potentially develop future employment opportunities.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Work effectively in diverse and interdisciplinary teams
  • Undertake and contribute towards a project-based development process
  • Apply critical enquiry, reflection, and creative methods to identify, frame, and resolve issues and problems at hand
  • Identify user and stakeholder needs and value creation opportunities, whilst collecting and applying evidence-based information and knowledge to develop appropriate insights, practices and solutions
  • Identify, structure, reflect on key issues and propose solutions to problems in creative ways
  • Enhance your appreciation for diversity and divergent individual and disciplinary perspectives
  • Be able to provide structured, reflective and critical feedback to peers and other stakeholders
  • Plan and execute a project plan including scope, resources and timing
  • Effectively communicate ideas, methods and results to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Use multiple, state-of-the-art date media and technologies to communicate with collaborators
  • Make informed, critical and reflective decisions in time-limited situations

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:

  • 20% Group project proposal
  • 20% Individual reflection
  • 30% Final Project Report
  • 30% Project deliverables to the client 

Diplomatic Communication

The modules includes: speech art theory; critical discourse analysis; diplomatic drafting framing/reframing; handling/withholding information; explicit/implicit language, genres and registers, creative ambiguity and speech writing/analysis.
 
The aim of this module to introduce you to the theoretical approaches to the study of language and to develop competence in effective diplomatic discourse and communication. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to: 
  • Critically evaluate verbal and written diplomatic texts, norms and conventions;
  • Analyse diplomatic discourses and diplomatic speech/speech-writing;
  • Critically demonstrate awareness of language choices in diplomatic exchanges and dialogue;
  • Critically assess diplomatic texts, argumentation and persuasion;
  • Identify appropriate sources of diplomatic language, speech and speech-writing and information handling; - formulate research questions and research strategies for studying diplomatic discourse;
  • Demonstrate excellent oral communication skills;
  • Apply scholarship to communicate research findings to practitioner audience;
  • Demonstrate research management and self-learning skills;
  • Communication and ICT Skills;
  • Manage research, resource materials, data and referencing, and research findings relating to the study of diplomatic discourse and communication. 

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of: 
  • 40% Critical Report
  • 60% Presentation

The Art of Governance: Diplomacy, Negotiation and Lobbying

The aim of the the module is to familiarise students with the theory, frameworks and practice of governance in every aspect. The module will provide you with a thorough overview of all of the different ways, including questions of professional practice, in which governance is undertaken, negotiated and influenced. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, you should be able to:
  • Critically evaluate the academic concepts and theories of diplomacy, negotiation and lobbying as the exercise of political influence that includes strategies, tactics and techniques
  • Analyse and assess the processes of policy-making including alternative models of how policy evolves
  • Critically evaluate the importance of diplomacy, assessment, advocacy, bargaining, negotiation and persuasion as dynamic features of the art of governance
  • Evaluate the best means to approach different real-life, professional situations using the frameworks of diplomacy, negotiation and lobbying
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of differing problem-solving skills for differing governance problems
  • Critically assess which concepts and skills from diplomacy, negotiation and/or lobbying are most relevant for specific professional contexts and problem-solving
  • Identify appropriate information sources pertaining to the study of diplomacy, negotiation and lobbying
  • Formulate research questions and research strategies for informing diplomatic practice
  • Demonstrate excellent IT and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of the linkages between academic scholarship and practitioner experience in this field
  • Demonstrate research management and self-learning skills
  • Demonstrate enhanced communication and negotiation skills
  • Manage research, resource materials, data and referencing, and research findings relating to all aspects of governance

Assessment

  • Coursework (100%)

Dissertation

The Dissertation module will equip you with the relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to embark on your own research project. You will have the choice of three dissertation pathways:

  • A desk based research project that could be set by an organisation or could be a subject of the student's choice
  • A project that involves collection of primary data from within an organisation or based on lab and/or field experiments
  • An Internship within an organisation during which time students will complete a project as part of their role in agreement with the organisation (subject to a suitable placement position being obtained)

By undertaking a dissertation at master's level, you will achieve a high level of understanding in your chosen subject area and will produce a written thesis or project report which will discuss your research in more detail.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • The importance of project planning
  • The importance of a clear hypothesis or research question
  • The ethical implications of research
  • The relevant empirical data and methodologies for data collection or knowledge assimilation for the subject area
  • Methods of data analysis and their suitability for the intended data
  • The areas of expertise or publications of the major individuals or organisations in the subject or business area
  • The previous research or current knowledge in the specific subject or business area
  • Theoretical perspectives relevant to your chosen topic
  • The most effective methods of presentation for data or knowledge
  • Developing a clear, coherent and original research question, hypothesis or business problem in a suitable subject area
  • Synthesising relevant sources (e.g. research literature, primary data) to construct a coherent argument in response to your research question, hypothesis or business problem
  • Analysing primary or secondary data collected by an appropriate method
  • Critically evaluating data collected in context with previously published knowledge or information
  • Engaging in critical debate and argumentation in written work
  • Applying principles of good scholarly practice to your written work
  • Performing appropriate literature searching/business information searching using library databases or other reputable sources
  • Planning a research project and producing a realistic gantt chart demonstrating your intended timelines
  • Synthesising information from appropriate sources
  • Demonstrating rational use of research method tools;
  • Selecting and using appropriate investigative and research skills
  • Demonstrating effective project planning skills
  • Finding and evaluating scholarly sources
  • Engaging in critical reasoning, debate and argumentation
  • Demonstrating effective report writing skills
  • Recognising and using resources effectively
  • Successfully managing a project from idea to completion
  • Demonstrating commercial awareness or the impact of knowledge transfer in a business or research environment

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:

  • 20% Literature review
  • 20% Research proposal
  • 60% Dissertation report/essay 

Optional modules

Economic Global Governance

Introduction; Understanding the global economy; Global Governance and Global Economic Governance; The Workings of Global Governance; Issues and Challenges; The global financial system; The Challenges of Interdependence; Public Policy; Corporate Actions and the Global Economy; Diplomacy and Global Governance.

The aim of this module to assess the validity of economic factors in international affairs and to understand the development and dynamics of the global economy and global governance.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the role of economic factors in international affairs
  • Analyse the development and dynamics of the global economy and global governance
  • Critically demonstrate awareness of the workings of global governance today
  • Critically assess concepts and practice of global governance 
  • Identify appropriate sources pertaining to the study of the global economy and global governance; - formulate research questions and research strategies for studying global governance
  • Demonstrate excellent oral communication skills
  • Apply scholarship to communicate research findings to practitioner audience
  • Demonstrate research management and self-learning skills
  • Communication and ICT Skills
  • Manage research, resource materials, data and referencing, and research findings relating to the study of global economic governance

Assessment

  • 40% Critical Report
  • 60% Presentation 

The BRICS and the Changing World Order

This module will investigate the rise of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa ("The BRICS") at the turn of the 21st century, and explore how their development has come to challenge the Western-led order in world politics. The module will focus on each of the five BRICS countries, and investigate how the evolution of their domestic and foreign policies has influenced their rise in world politics. An emphasis will be put on foreign policy and diplomacy, together with the tools, capabilities or resources employed by the BRICS in order to project their power in world politics.

Simultaneously, the module will engage with different interpretations of power in world politics, drawing on various theories of international relations. This allows the module to probe into the rise of the BRICS in influencing power shifts in world politics. In broader terms, the module evaluates various policy consequences of emerging power shifts and the (potential) responses of the BRICS and the West.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:
  • Summarise and explain the main aspects of the rise of the BRICS since the beginning of the 1990s
  • Identify appropriate sources pertaining to the BRICS and their external relations
  • Link and relate theoretical concepts from international relations and political economy to the empirical analysis of power in world politics, and particularly the role of the BRICS
  • Select, synthesise and critically assess academic and policy texts
  • Devise policy solutions and recommendations for policymakers in the BRICS countries
  • Translate academic knowledge into policy relevant work
  • Formulate research questions and research strategies for studying the role changing nature of the world order
  • Apply scholarship to communicate research findings to practitioner audience

Assessment

  • 100% coursework

Guided Diplomacy: The Hidden Hand of Secret Intelligence and Espionage

This module will introduce you to the opaque world of secret intelligence and the methods exploited by governments throughout the world to better inform both long and short term decision-making across a variety of competing agencies and departments. You will develop a practical understanding of how intelligence is gathered both overtly and covertly (espionage), as well as analysed, protected (counter intelligence), shared (global intelligence communities) and disseminated by policy makers. The module will also explore the limitations of intelligence and critically appraise accusations of failure by investigating several high profile cases. 

Learning Outcomes 

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Explain the evolution, limitations and significance of secret intelligence
  • Identify the central conceptual and theoretical issues needed to understand and explain secret intelligence processes including their role in contemporary governance 
  • Explain the intelligence cycle in terms of direction, planning and collection through various methods including human, signals and imagery 
  • Explain how intelligence is processed and disseminated to appropriate stakeholders and understand the challenges faced by policy makers in appropriately exploiting intelligence products 
  • Identify the dominant secret intelligence agencies around the world and the extent to which they co-operate and share intelligence on terrorist and organised criminal networks 
  • Appreciate the limitations of intelligence and why accountants suggest it has at times dramatically failed in certain high profile cases 
  • Understand and explain why counter intelligence is becoming increasingly difficult in a technological age of smart phones and social media 

Assessment

60% coursework and 40% timed examination

International Security

Critical evaluation of the changing landscape of international security; theories and approaches to the study of international security; emerging trends in contemporary issues and practices; examination and assessment of past and evolving cases of inter-state as well as intra-state security issues.
 
The aim of this module is to examine international security through a variety of traditional and non-traditional frames of reference. The overarching aim of the module is to provide students with a wider understanding of the security context in which politics, trade and conflict occur. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to: 
  • Evaluate various approaches to the study of international security;
  • Evaluate the causes of international insecurity;
  • Assess the utility of 'securitizing' policy issues, and the impact of securitization on public policy responses; - Evaluate the role and behaviours of international organisations and states in the international system;
  • Construct reasoned argument that synthesizes and analyses the merits of competing disciplinary, conceptual and theoretical perspectives outlined in the course of the module;
  • Recognise established and emergent phenomena in international security and in crises that impact on the international system;
  • Critically debate established and emergent security phenomena and crises;
  • Apply - in a written submission - a strong understanding of key security concepts, and theories which contribute to the analysis of crises;
  • Present critiques of empirically grounded case study materials;
  • Reflect on their own learning and make use of constructive feedback;
  • Gather and organise evidence, data and information from a variety of secondary and primary sources;
  • Work in small groups;
  • Translate scholarship into practice. 

Assessment

  • 40% Policy Brief
  • 60% Coursework

The Politics and practices of the EU

The aim of this module is for students to understand the institutions and decision-making procedures of the European Union (EU) as well as key policy domains that are of particular interest to diplomacy and diplomatic perspectives.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Situate the analysis of European Integration and the European Union (EU)
  • Identify and deploy the key concepts, theories and terminology of European Integration
  • Identify and evaluate key institutions and decision-making procedures of the European Union (EU)
  • Apply this knowledge to selected policy fields
  • Locate studies of European Integration and the European Union (EU) from primary and secondary sources
  • Identify the main approaches to the study of European Integration and the European Union (EU)
  • Critically assess the practical workings of the European Union (EU)
  • Employ critical judgement in relation to case studies of selected EU policy areas
  • Locate and appropriate evidence base in a critical report
  • Reflect on their own learning and use constructive feedback from the module tutor, and peers

Assessment

  • 100% coursework 

Second subject modules (your choice of one)

Organisational Behaviour in the Sport Industry

The aims of this module are to:

  • Apply organisational behaviour theory to the business and sporting context. 
  • Critically analyse the factors influencing individual and group behaviour in sport organisations. 
  • Identify and analyse trends in organisational behaviour in sport organisations. 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit, students should be able to:

  • Explain the nature of Organisational Behaviour and individual behaviour within the context of the sports industry.
  • Reflect on organisational behaviour theory in the sports industry.
  • Take responsibility for planning and managing own learning.

Key/transferable skills

  • manage their own learning;
  • express their ideas in an effective manner both in writing and orally;
  • read critically

Assessment 

  • 50% Essay
  • 30% Report
  • 20% Presentation

Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

The theory of entrepreneurship and the importance of entrepreneurial action to the innovation process; the contemporary business environment; micro and macro environments; intellectual property; funding & finance; project management; corporate responsibility & sustainability; governance; ethics; business planning; strategy; risk analysis and failure.

The aim of this module is to equip you with an in depth knowledge of the innovation process, its importance to the economy and an understanding of all of the various factors affecting its success including intellectual property, funding and strategy. We will introduce the academic theories of entrepreneurship and analyse the personality traits and behaviours associated with entrepreneurs.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Innovation as a process
  • Identify the academic theories of entrepreneurship
  • Identify the factors influencing the success of organisations
  • Relate innovation theory to the performance of organisations
  • Use investigative and research skills
  • Demonstrate effective report writing skills
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:

  • 50% Report 1
  • 50% Report 2 

International Business and Trade

Introduction; The role of International Business and Trade in the Global System; Emerging Players and Markets; Trends in International Business and Trade; Trade Investments; Exchange Rates and Exchange Rate Systems; The Role of International Institutions; FDI; The importance of Diplomacy in Promoting Business and Trade; The Role of Governments; Organising Diplomatic and Trade Missions
 
The aim of this module to introduce you to the international perspectives of business, to assess the complex relationship between international business and trade and diplomacy and to understand the role of governments, diplomacy and diplomatic missions in promoting business and trade. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to: 
  • Critically evaluate the role of international business and trade;
  • Analyse the relationship between international business and diplomacy;
  • Critically evaluate the role of governments and diplomatic missions in promoting business and trade;
  • Critically assess concepts and practice of international business and trade ;
  • Identify appropriate sources pertaining to the study of international business and diplomacy;
  • Formulate research questions and research strategies for studying international business, diplomacy and governments and diplomatic missions;
  • Demonstrate excellent oral communication skills;
  • Apply scholarship to communicate research findings to practitioner audience;
  • Demonstrate research management and self-learning skills;
  • Communication and ICT Skills;
  • Manage research, resource materials, data and referencing, and research findings relating to the study of international business, diplomacy, and governments and diplomatic missions. 

Assessment

  • 40% Critical Report
  • 60% Presentation

The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries

The module content will include: defining media and creative industries; ownership, concentration and control in media and creative industries; innovation and technological change; media and creative markets; business models in media and creative industries; copyright; global media cities; clustering of media and creative industries; media and cultural policy.

The aim of this module is to introduce you to key critical debates relating to the economics of media and creative industries and their social, cultural and political implications.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Understand how and why the media and creative industries have been defined
  • Understand the importance of industrial structure in media and creative industries
  • Understand the implications of innovation and technological change for media and creative industries
  • Understand changing business models in media and creative industries
  • Understand the importance of copyright and how this is affected by technological change
  • Understand why media and creative industries cluster in particular spaces and cities
  • Understand the globalisation of media and creative industries
  • Understand media and cultural policy
  • Identify, debate and evaluate relevant critical perspectives on media and creative industries
  • Systematically assess the implicit theoretical assumptions of contrasting perspectives
  • Use critical perspectives to analyse emerging trends in media and creative industries
  • Communicate effectively in speech and writing, with academic and non-academic audiences
  • Engage in critical reasoning, debate and argumentation
  • Assess the empirical validity of competing perspectives
  • Manage time and resources effectively
  • Synthesise different sources of data and identify key arguments and issues at stake in particular fields of practice
  • Understand the behaviour of firms in media and creative industries
  • Understand emerging trends in media and creative industries
  • Apply skills in written and verbal communication that are relevant to this field
  • Be able to plan, organise and manage coursework assignments, demonstrating independence, initiative and originality

Assessment

  • 100% Coursework 

Peace-Building

Frameworks of contemporary peace-building; key approaches and critiques; case studies; The Nature of Peace-building in a Liberal World, what role for diplomacy in peace-building; diplomatic strategies, outcomes and failures.
 
The module aims to introduce, discuss and contrast orthodox and emancipatory approaches to the building of peace after war, via empirical case studies as a means of testing competing theories that explain the intervention, success and failure of contemporary (post-Cold War) peacebuilding. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to: 
  • Explain the rise of Liberal peacebuilding;
  • Discuss key forces, processes and institutions involved international peacebuilding;
  • Apply systemic theories of intervention in the post-Cold War Era to contemporary phenomena of international peacebuilding;
  • Discern between orthodox and emancipatory peacebuilding;
  • Discuss literature and sources that critically examine the rise and praxis of Liberal peacebuilding; - apply contemporary case studies to a range of theories of peace and conflict studies;
  • Take responsibility for planning and executing tasks within a specific timescale and framework;
  • Show evidence of independent, critical thinking in problem solving and analysis;
  • Engage in debate and present complex ideas and sustained arguments, in a clear and fluent form; - work in an independent and self-reliant manner;
  • Deploy a range of IT skills common in the workplace. 

Assessment

  • 100% Coursework

How you'll be assessed

You will complete a combination of written and practical assessments, which may vary depending on the module choices you make. You can expect to complete essays and reports of varying lengths, as well as presentations, proposals and pitches in some cases. For information about the assessments you will be expected to complete for each module, please see the compulsory and option module lists for this programme.

How you'll study

Seminars
Lectures
Tutorials
Independent study
Group work

Your personal and professional development

Loughborough University London prides itself on the high calibre of graduates it produces, and provides great opportunities for you to develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.

Future career prospects

When you graduate you will be equipped with the advanced skills and expertise needed to pursue a career in diplomacy, international relations, communication or another related field.

You will also have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and career prospects by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme. 

Your personal development

The Institute offers high-quality masters programmes taught by outstanding teaching staff and professionals that are well connected within their field. You will benefit from the guidance and tuition of an academic team with an unrivaled track record in the teaching of Diplomacy and other related disciplines. 

Fees and funding

UK/EU:
£10,250
International:
£19,500

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Our academics

At Loughborough University London, our academics continually look for new ways of doing things and continue to build best practice. We attract outstanding academics from across the world who are specialists in their field, enthusiastic about their subjects, and are at the forefront of current research.

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