Department of Social Sciences

  • International Relations (MA)

    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving MA International Relations students in Induction Week (16-20 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY. Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Don't forget to enrol online before you arrive so you can collect your student card. When you collect your card you will need to have appropriate photo Identification.

    Event Time Location
    Monday 16 September
    Meet Course Tutors 14:45 to 15:45 G217, Gibbs Building, Gipsy Lane site, Headington Campus
    Student Card Collection (only for students who still need a card) 15:45 to 17:00 Student Central counter, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Visa enrolment - for students who require a study visa 15:45 to 17:00 Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Wednesday 18 September
    Module Registration Session (Optional) 11:30 to 13:00 G126, Gibbs Building, Gipsy Lane site, Headington Campus
    Thursday 19 September
    Welcome Drinks Reception 17:00 to 19:00 G216b, Gibbs Building, Gipsy Lane site, Headington Campus
    Friday 20 September
    Freshers' Fair 10:00 to 13:00
    John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Study Skills Session
    Introduction to the Programme
    13:00 to 15:00 G217, Gibbs Building, Gipsy Lane site, Headington Campus
    Tuesday 24 September
    Introduction to Library Services 14:15 to 15:15 Welcome Desk, Library Level 1, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    All Days
    Various Workshops and Events
    See Workshops and Events page for details.

    Key contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact Contact details
    Head of Department Dr Abbey Halcli
    Programme Lead Dr Dan Bulley
    Course Leader Dr Stephen Hurt
    Student Support Coordinator Ms Mandy Archer
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Joanna Cooksey
    Programme Administrator Miss Adrienn Nagy +44 (0)1865 484901 (until 31st August)
    Miss Laura Crofts +44 (0)1865 483750 (after 1st Sept)

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the MA International Relations modules. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Book Details
    Dunne, T., Kurki, M. and Smith, S. (eds.) (2016). International Relations Theories: Discipline and Diversity. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press
    Edkins, J. and Zehfuss, M. (eds.) (2019). Global Politics: A New Introduction. 3rd ed. Abingdon: Routledge
    O'Brien, R. and Williams, M. (2016). Global Political Economy: Evolution and Dynamics. 5th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave

    Programme Timetable

    For your information, here is the programme timetable for the Semester 1 modules. Room details will be notified through Google Calendar after you've enrolled.

    Module Lecture/
    P23122 Advanced Research in International Relations Lecture 14:00 to 16:00
    P23101 International Relations in Theory and Practice Lecture / seminar

    13:00 to 14:00
    14:00 to 15:00

    P23102 Global Political Economy Lecture 13:00 to 14:00  
    P23102 Global Political Economy Seminar

    14:00 to 15:00 
    15:00 to 16:00

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for MA International Relations. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is when you enrol.

    Name Room Phone
    Dr Cristiano Bee G513 48 3383
    Dr Daniel Bulley G424 48 3995
    Dr Molly Cochran G406 48 4209
    Dr Lucy Ford G421b 48 3914
    Dr Stephen Hurt G422 48 3972
    Dr Michael Lister G432 48 3924
    Dr Tina Managhan G402 48 4131
    Dr Doerthe Rosenow G413a 48 4237
    Dr Christina Steenkamp G415a 48 3693
    Dr Alex Sutton G417a 48 3564
    Dr Jon Wheatley G503b 48 3834