Manchester Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is subject to a review which may mean a change to the units of study. Overview These courses give you the opportunity to study International Relations in combination with a language. You will undertake practical language classes for your minor language, while also developing an understanding of the social and cultural environment in which the language is spoken. In the study of politics, historical background, socioeconomic indicators and ideological imperatives are analysed and cultural, gender and ethnic identities are examined. You can study UK politics, political thought and International Relations theory, European politics, international politics and security, 'issue' politics (for example, environmentalism or war and peace) and comparative politics. Proficiency in modern languages will give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments. Minor languages available: French, Spanish, Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian and Japanese. This course has a Foundation Year available. Features and Benefits
- Our newly refurbished Language Resource Centre is equipped with wireless laptops, PCs and voice recognition software for language training. It is also home to our multimedia and audio language learning laboratories, media booths for group-work with PCs or large flat screen TVs and multiple satellite channels broadcast in foreign languages with recording facilities.
- The majority of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.
- Offers an in-depth and varied account of the nature of international politics in the 21st century.
- A variety of options enable students to study the kind of politics that suits them and include issues such as international security, poverty and hunger and Human Rights.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered
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Fees and funding
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