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With so much going on in the world of politics, this is the ideal time to study our politics and international relations degree. The course will prepare you for roles in government and public service. If you've ever wondered why people vote the way they do or why political systems differ, this degree in politics and international relations gives you the answers. You'll study international and comparative politics, government, and political theory. You'll also get the chance to study a language. In your final year, you may be offered a work placement in regional or local politics. Popular careers for our politics and international relations graduates include public service, information and communications, teaching, and roles in central and local government. What you should know about this course
- You can specialise in Politics and International Relations and take options in other subjects
- Our modules provide a suitable introduction to politics and the practical implementation of political activity
- Explore the politics of Asia and Africa, Liberalism, political conspiracy, international relations and security from social and political perspectives
- You can undertake a work placement in regional or local politics, such as at a London-based interest and pressure group, or even at the House of Commons.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSEs in English (language or literature) and maths at grade 4/C or above.|
We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers. We also consider equivalent qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2, in place of GCSEs.
English language requirements
For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
020 8331 9000