Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Relations

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Course summary

You'll choose a pathway to study*:

  • BA (Hons) International Relations
  • BA (Hons) International Relations with Global Development
  • BA (Hons) International Relations with Politics
  • BA (Hons) International Relations with Human Rights
As part of your course, you’ll:
  • Gain an international perspective by exploring how nations interact on the global stage
  • Discover what happens during conflict, and the challenges faced by states and world organisations trying to preserve peace and security
  • Engage with the theory of international relations and diplomacy
  • Examine global inequalities, the rise of the superpower nations and what power looks like at a global level
  • Understand how major developments, including the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, globalisation, changing global power relations and the emergence of new terror threats and social movements have shaped the world
*You can apply to study the single honours degree or one of the combined awards listed.

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Politics, Ethics & Justice
  • World Politics
  • International Actors & Institutions
  • Understanding International Relations
  • Introduction to Political Economy
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • The Modern State
  • Global Inequalities
  • Active Citizenship
  • Understanding Security
  • Environment and World Politics
  • Political Economy of the Global South
  • Understanding Development
  • The UK & the EU
  • Introduction to Marx
  • International Human Rights
  • Debates in Human Rights
  • Theories of Peace & Security
  • Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Community Development
  • Policy Making
  • International Political Economy
  • The Politics of Human Rights
  • Dissertation
  • Rethinking Diplomacy
  • Governing Globalisation
  • Non-Violent Resistance
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

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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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £10500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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International Relations at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS