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.
- Greenwich is ranked joint 5th in London in Politics for student satisfaction by the 2023 Complete University Guide.
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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
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.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Greenwich
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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