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Explore the key themes and challenges of international relations, from the Cold War to the Arab Spring. The programme covers the broad themes and theories associated with the study of international relations, such as the state system, development, security, conflict and globalisation. You’ll be taught by world-class academics with distinctive expertise in their fields of research, including British, French, European, American, Latin American, African and Middle Eastern politics. You'll study international relations through the lens of both historical and contemporary examples, from the 1870s ‘Scramble for Africa’ through to the Cold War, the origins of the War on Terror, the global financial crisis and the Arab Spring, and learn how to apply theories to reflect on their relevance. You'll be introduced to political concepts, theories, ideologies and analysis in your first year. As you progress in your studies you'll choose from a wide range of module options, covering national and global issues..
Year 1 Compulsory Introduction into Politics Introduction to International Relations Political Analysis Thinking Politically: Introduction to concepts, theories and ideologies Choose from Background to British Politics Global Histories
Students are assessed by a combination of coursework and exams. A few modules are assessed by coursework only.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. A minimum of five GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade C or 4 or an acceptable equivalent will be required. Please refer to the website below for details on Queen Mary's English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK. http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#
English language requirements
All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.
Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.