International Relations at King's College London, University of London - UCAS

Course summary

The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Relations is an interdepartmental multi-disciplinary programme addressing key global challenges, issues and approaches to politics. This three- year undergraduate course will provide you with a sophisticated understanding of International Relations, both as a subject of academic study and as intellectual preparation for a wide range of career choices. You will develop the ability to handle a broad range of evidence, analyse complex issues and present arguments in a clear, concise and effective manner, both orally and in writing. Key benefits

  • Your learning will be supported by leading international experts who work closely with governments, armed forces and NGOs globally, including specialists on all the major regions of the world, making King's a leading centre for the study of international relations, conflicts and conflict resolutions.
  • The degree features a variety of modules, enabling you to develop your specialist interests covering a wide range of diverse areas.
  • This course draws cross-departmental expertise from War Studies, European & International Studies and The Dickson Poon School of Law
  • King’s location in the heart of London, gives unparalleled access to government, the media, museums, as well as major libraries and research institutes
  • Employability in numerous fields including the government, NGO sector, International Organisations, diplomacy, political analysis, journalism and much more

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Required subjects: None Preferred subjects: None

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept a number of English language tests taken as part of school-level qualifications. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
International Relations at King's College London, University of London - UCAS