Are you interested in learning how the big issues in international affairs shape our world? Our BA (Hons) International Relations degree equips you with analytical skills and real-world knowledge that prepare you for a career in international relations.
Why study with us
- Our core team includes renowned experts in a variety of fields with real world experience in war, intelligence and security.
- You’ll gain real world skills through taking part in the model United Nations conference as part of your second year.
- You can shape your degree to your own passion through one of our eleven different pathways: British Politics, World History, Asia Pacific, Philosophy, Russian, Chinese, French, German, Korean, Spanish or Japanese.
What you'll do
- The course is ideal for anyone who aspires to work in one of the fields of international relations, learning both the theories and skills required.
- You’ll consider traditional and non-traditional approaches to security, including intelligence analysis, international political economy and the climate crisis, structures of international organisations and much more.
- The pathways allow you to specialise in a particular area or skill that is relevant to international relations.
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Career Opportunities - BA (Hons) International Relations
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by October 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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Studying our BA (Hons) International Relations course open the doors to a career in security, diplomacy, the civil service, politics, international business or journalism.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities
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