Politics and International Relations and Social Policy at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

Course summary

  • Explore the nature of power and those who govern in history, theory and practice.
  • Delve into the history of political philosophy and become familiar with key concepts including justice, quality, democracy, the state and rights.
  • Gain a firm grounding in the study of global politics, the interaction between states and the concepts underpinning world affairs.
  • Choose between modules in international development, international security, green politics, feminism, data science and politics in Scotland, Britain, the USA and China.
  • Work with a group internationally-renowned academic experts with a strong reputation for innovative research in government and policy
  • Get practical experience via a work placement.
  • From constitutions to wars and terrorism – Politics & International Relations covers a range of important issues. This new social policy degree programme gives you the opportunity to learn more about the social and economic challenges facing Scottish society and enables you to place these in a broader international and comparative perspective.
Ranked 2nd in Scotland for Politics (The Times/Sunday Times University Ranking 2024); Ranked 1st in Scotland for Social Policy (The Times/Sunday Times University Ranking 2024). This course is part of our flexible BA Humanities and Social Science Degree programme. With our BA (Honours) degree you can choose from subjects in Humanities, Social Sciences and Business, with two of your three subject choices taught by the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences. The BA degree is a three year course and the Honours degree is normally a four year course. This allows you to try new subjects, develop your own ideas, develop a broad range of knowledge and enhance your employability. You should only enter one of the UCAS codes on your application form. Acceptance on one of these subject codes will enable you to study any combination of subjects. Only one application will be considered. This is lifted from page 50 of the prospectus. https://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/undergraduate/flexiblebadegree/ Every one of our flexible BA options gives students the chance to gain valuable professional experience as part of a credit-bearing work placement class in their third or fourth year. Learn more about placements- https://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/undergraduate/placements/

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Politics and International Relations and Social Policy at University of Strathclyde - UCAS