University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Politics and International Relations

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Course summary

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. The Complete University Guide 2022 ranks Greenwich joint 5th in the UK in Politics for Graduate Prospects (Outcomes) and joint 2nd in London in Politics for Student Satisfaction. 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.
  • The Complete University Guide 2022 ranks Greenwich joint 5th in the UK in Politics for Graduate Prospects (Outcomes) and joint 2nd in London in Politics for Student Satisfaction.

Course details

Modules

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.

Assessment method

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

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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83%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
60%
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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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Politics and International Relations at University of Greenwich - UCAS