Politics and International Relations - Pathway in Middle East Politics at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Politics and International Relations - Pathway in Middle East Politics (Taught)

Course options

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

Course summary

The Middle East is one of the most diverse, dynamic and important regions on earth. On this programme, you will learn about its traditions, histories, cultures and identities. You will explore its domestic and regional politics, and analyse its strategic importance to stability and security both in the region and the rest of the world. With these skills, you will become equipped to pursue a wide range of careers in government, diplomacy or foreign affairs, international organisations, security, and many other fields in the public, private, or voluntary sectors. Why study this course?

  • Keele has a longstanding reputation for high quality research in Politics and International Relations
  • Opportunity to tailor your programme based on your interests and career aspirations
  • High staff-to-student ratio, small group teaching, supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Research expertise in British, European, American, Middle East and international politics, and in international relations and security studies
The MA/MRes in Politics and International Relations has a pathway structure, allowing you to gain knowledge and understanding of the key elements of the discipline and giving you the opportunity to focus on the topics, questions, and issues that interest you the most. We have pathways in Middle East Politics, International Relations, Global Security, Politics, and US Politics. Whichever pathway you choose, you will be taught by academic staff who are experts and have long-standing reputations within these areas. The Middle East Politics pathway explores the traditions, histories and cultures of the Middle East, investigating the area’s domestic and regional politics, and analysing the geopolitical significance of this important region and its strategic impact on the rest of the world. Our modules focus on a wide range of topics, including the identities and ideologies of the region, its state structures and political organisations, its stability and security and the related international implications, and the challenges it faces from environmental change and resource scarcity. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

Typical offer: 2:2 degree in any humanities or social science subject

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Information relating to the tuition fees and funding options for this course can be viewed on the course page on the Keele University website: https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/postgraduatestudy/postgraduatecourses/middleeastpolitics/
Politics and International Relations - Pathway in Middle East Politics at Keele University - UCAS