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MA Global Diplomacy

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October 2024

April 2024

Programme Duration

2 - 5 years

Academic Direction
University of London
Modes of Study

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice, with a specific focus on one of four global regions. This degree, developed by leading academics and practitioners, delivers both wide-ranging intellectual skills and practice-based experience of analysing solutions to global problems.

Key features

  1. A mark of quality

    The University of London have been trusted providers of distance learning qualifications for more than 160 years, so you can be confident that your degree will be recognised and valued worldwide. You'll be taught by respected academics engaged in world-leading research that influences government policy across the globe.

  2. Study online anywhere in the world

    Our MA Global Diplomacy degrees can be studied from anywhere in the world, with all study materials and support delivered online. You can study in your own time at a pace that suits you, allowing you to fit your degree around your work and other commitments.

  3. Boost your career prospects

    These degrees deliver a combination of conceptual understanding and rigorous intellectual and practical skills that will help you succeed as an expert in global diplomacy.  You'll learn to evaluate and reflect critically on global problems,  develop and present new ideas concisely, and conduct independent research on core issues.

  4. Unparalleled learning resources at your fingertips

    Enrich your learning experience with a wealth of online resources. The Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) gives you access to a range of engaging study materials and activities, as well as online learning support and forums to connect with other students, while the Online Library contains millions of academic publications.

  5. Join our global network of alumni

    After you graduate, you'll continue to enjoy a lifelong link to the University of London, with benefits including global alumni events and free online courses. You'll join a distinguished community of alumni around the world, which includes Nobel prize-winners and leaders in law, finance, humanities and other fields.


By studying a regional pathway you'll gain a greater understanding of that area's unique characteristics, history and future.

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