University of Chichester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Politics and International Relations

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Course summary

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This degree will work with you step by step to research and learn about Britain’s wider place in the world, international relations, including international law and to gain the skills of diplomacy, ranging from the tools of soft power to defence and security. It offers you the chance to debate contemporary politics and international relations and to address the twenty first century global challenges of: terrorism, global warming, migration, climate and health. The degree includes preparation for employment across the areas of social activism, development, charity, administration, diplomacy, international sustainable heritage and corporate sectors. It includes the analysis of politics and international relations in the UK, USA, China, Russia, South East Asia, and Africa. Every student will be equipped to understand how to analyse, share and think about global politics. You will gain expert skills in analysis, negotiation, international communication, and an underpinning in international law.

Course details


Indicative Modules: Year One: Research in Politics and International Relations, Introduction to International Relations Theory and Practice, Introduction to Political Ideas, The United States: An Introduction, 1763-the present, Russia and China: An Introduction to ‘Post-Communism’, EU Law I Year Two: Work Placement: Work Experience and Professional Development, Colonialism and Anti-Colonialism in Africa, International Human Rights, Identity and Conflict in Russia and Eurasia, EU Law II, Study Visit, Exchange/Study Abroad option (semester or a year long) Year Three: Dissertation, Globalization and its Malcontents, Multi-Media and Public Communications, A Global History of the Cold War and its Ongoing Legacy, International Law, The Politics of East Asia, International Diplomacy, Sustainable Growth and Cultural Heritage, Civil Society, NGOs and International Development

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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic50

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14050 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14050 Year 1

Additional fee information

There is a 20% tuition fee scholarship for EU students.
Politics and International Relations at University of Chichester - UCAS