University of Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Relations and Development with Year Abroad

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Course summary

International Relations and Development looks at how politics, economics and law are interconnected throughout the world, analysing the foreign policies of countries and states, and explores the challenges facing developing and developed countries in the fight against global poverty. Throughout this course you will gain the all-round skills needed for a modern working world, such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and creativity. The programme includes a specially designed Working in Development module, which will provide hands-on experience of common tools used in development projects and programmes. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement through our integrated Professional Development module. You will have the chance to take part in an International Model NATO Conference in Washington DC. This experience provides you with a unique opportunity to participate in a role-play exercise of decision-making at NATO, working with delegates from universities and institutions across the globe. In your third year you will undertake a study visit to a low- or middle-income country, allowing you to meet a range of actors working in a development context.

Course details

Modules

For a full list and detailed description of modules on offer, please visit the course page on our website: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/govsoc/international-relations-and-development-year-abroad.aspx


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LL2A
Institution code:
B32
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
72%
Student satisfaction
58%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
86%
Go onto work and study

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For details of the annual tuition fee for International Students please see the course web page listed in the 'course details' section above. If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be stated in your offer letter.
International Relations and Development with Year Abroad at University of Birmingham - UCAS