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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/10/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £18800
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Lancaster University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This programme is designed to introduce students to theories, issues and processes connected with diplomacy and foreign policy. The programme is especially relevant to those thinking about or currently working in diplomacy, international non-government organisations (NGOs), and international policy and politics. Distinguished diplomatic and foreign policy practitioners contribute to the programme and student trips are planned to, for example, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, European Union organisations in Brussels and international organisations in Geneva.
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An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent. Relevant professional qualifications and experience will also be considered. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Lancaster.
About this university
Around 3000 student attend the university from outside the UK coming from around 100 different countries. As well as the student union, there is also wellbeing and support groups to help students adapt to their new home and groups dealing with sports and cultures from around the world. There is help to adapt to life in the city and in the UK as well as practical assistance available with matters such as immigration paperwork and visas. Lancaster University Students Union (LUSU) is the heart of student life outside the classroom at the university. There is no central building for the union apart from an administration area and each college has its own branch. There are some 200 societies operating within the university ranging from the student union newspaper, established in 1967 and being the oldest student media on campus to sports, arts, political and cultural organisations. The students union is also responsible for the organisation of fairs and balls during the year. There are a number of different sports available to students through the university and most of the teams take part in the various university and college leagues. There is an annual Roses Tournament against the team from the University of York, taking its name from the 15th century civil war called the War of the Roses between the two counties.