BSc (Hons) — 2024 entry International Relations

Why do international conflicts arise? What is the role of NATO and other international organisations? How is the rise of populism affecting our lives? Our International Relations course will help you engage in present and future debates in international affairs whilst giving you a wide range of relevant, highly transferrable and sought-after skills.

Key course information

Start date
September 2024
Full time
3 years
UK fees
Overseas fees
UCAS code
Stag Hill
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Why choose
this course?

International Relations is about competition for power in the international political system, and the possibilities for co-operation to address shared global challenges.

Our BSc (Hons) International Relations course focuses on the ways that international politics is organised. Our course will introduce you to global questions of strategy and great power conflict, international organisations, diplomacy and foreign policy-making.

Along the way you’ll be able to address the social and political issues behind the biggest debates in contemporary international affairs.

Our award-winning Professional Training placements prepare students for roles in industry.

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