Are you going to change society for the better? Start with a BSc in Politics and international Relations from the University of Southampton. Our programme offers a firm grounding in the three main areas of: political theory, comparative politics, and international relations. You'll then have the opportunity to specialise in areas of current political importance including globalisation, public policy, constitutional politics, global politics, political systems, democracy and the modern state, and more. Through a wide range of optional modules, you'll also be introduced to crucial political debates such as the dilemmas of modern migration, the role of the media, and the future of the European Union. Our BSc Politics and International Relations degree is designed to develop skills in analytical and critical thinking, as well as highly valued independent research skills. This programme can help lead to careers in politics, national and international political institutions, the civil service, think tanks, campaign organizations, as well as careers in business and journalism.
On our Politics and International Relations course you will acquire a grounding in the theory and practise of global politics and develop an in-depth understanding of the contemporary political world. Some of the modules you may study include Understanding the Social World; Cinema and Political Theory; and Advanced Social Data Science For further module information visit https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/politics-international-relations-degree-bsc#modules
Modules are examined through a combination of examinations and coursework, and the specific arrangements vary according to module. Final degree classifications are based on marks from the second and third years.
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:
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We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Faculty Admissions Team at [email protected]
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English language requirements
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All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.
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