Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Politics, Economics and Law

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Course summary

Overview The course is designed for those who want to gain an understanding of international systems and processes, economics, international political systems and international law, with a focus on understanding issues such as human rights and development using different international legal, political, and economic perspectives. Why study BA International Politics, Economics and Law at Middlesex University? This degree provides you with the knowledge and skills related to three of the key issues affecting the lives of us all – politics, economics, and law. These key concepts and theories are studied in the context of evolving global policy processes and the contemporary international context, to ensure academic rigour and real life relevance. Teaching is research informed, and our teaching staff are engaged in research on human rights, gender, and environmental issues. Many also use their research to influence on-going policy processes, such as development of United Nations international frameworks, which in turn informs their teaching. As a University we celebrate diversity, and the 140 countries from which our students are drawn mean you will be able to learn from each other. We also see employability as key, and through undertaking an internship, you will have the opportunity to learn through working in the field of study. Course highlights You will gain an understanding of the key themes, concepts and theories relevant to international politics, economics and law giving you a broad knowledge base on which to build you future careers and further studies The modules not only enhance critical and analytical skills, but also allow you to develop policy analysis skills and specialist in-depth knowledge of an international policy of interest to you The innovative and up to date curricula reflects on-going international policy concerns and is informed by the research, practitioner and advocacy interests of staff You will have the opportunity for experiential learning and career development through participation in staff and student led activities and through a work placement or internship As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Introduction to Politics (30 credits) - Compulsory Principles of Economics (30 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Law and Legal Skills (30 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Economic Policy Evaluation (30 credits) - Compulsory UK and European Human Rights Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Theories of International Relations (30 credits) - Compulsory Placement (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Development Policy Seminars (30 credits) - Compulsory Public International Law (30 credits) - Optional Globalism (30 credits) - Optional International Trade (30 credits) - Optional Global Geopolitics: Critical Perspectives and Issues (30 credits) - Optional International Finance (30 credits) - Optional Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Law in the UK (30 credits) - Optional Migration and Citizenship (30 credits) - Optional


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L2EL
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Our entry requirements provide a guide to the qualifications that you’ll need to study our courses. We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
59%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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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
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
International Politics, Economics and Law at Middlesex University - UCAS