The study of International Relations is
concerned with the behaviour of states and their
relations with each other. It considers some of the
main issues of international society, such as the
causes of war and the conditions of peace. But it is
also concerns international economic relations and
such questions as globalisation, its advantages and
This programme for graduates, developed by academics
from the London School of Economics and Political
Science (LSE) is a programme for concerned
citizens who seek a framework for understanding the
international aspects of problems facing mankind in
the 21st century.
To complete the study
programme and earn a diploma qualification in
International Relations from the University of London, you must
pass the course units listed below:
attend classes three hours per week for each subject.
Examinations are held once a year in May/June.
External students’ examinations are assessed by
academics from the London School of Economics &
Political Science (LSE) to the same standard as
the students at LSE in London.