In addition to preparing you for a professional career in politics and international relations, the MA International Relations opens up a wide range of career pathways.
In recent years, our graduates have gone primarily into areas such as the public service (civil service, foreign service), political and parliamentary research, finance and consultancy, the voluntary sector, journalism, marketing, HR and teaching. Several have gone on to further training in professions such as accountancy or law, or have taken postgraduate degrees with a view to pursuing an academic career.
Jobs directly related to an International Relations degree include:
- Civil Service fast streamer
- Government social research officer
- Politician's assistant
- Public affairs consultant
- Public relations account executive
- Social researcher
Jobs where an International Relations degree would be useful include: