Course Overview

This programme offers students and practitioners the chance to study in-depth, the evolution, practice, and theories of diplomacy in international settings. The knowledge and skills you will acquire will enable you to progress into a range of careers, be it in international settings or more locally.


Key facts

  • In-depth focus on both real-world diplomacy and cutting-edge theories of diplomacy in contemporary settings
  • Enables thorough and sensitive analysis of non-traditional as well as traditional diplomacy
  • Focus on why diplomacy matters, how it works and how people conduct it
  • Unique combination of expertise of Britain and Europe; China and East Asia
  • Taught by renowned specialists in Keele’s School of Social, Political and Global Studies
  • Opportunity for independent research project (dissertation) under supervision
  • Opportunity for study of a modern foreign language or to develop English skills