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BA (Hons) International Relations and Diplomacy (with optional year in The Hague) Do you aspire to a career in international affairs, diplomatic circles and global politics? Offering unique opportunities for a year-long study exchange in The Hague, this degree explores the political, social and economic challenges facing countries worldwide. Why choose this course? You will develop in-depth knowledge of international affairs, advocacy, democracy, human rights, social policy and global security. This enables you to analyse latest events in world affairs to become a better informed global citizen. Is this course for you? BA (Hons) International Relations and Diplomacy will inspire anyone interested in peace-building initiatives and promoting good relations between people, communities and countries. It is truly international and interdisciplinary, so you will engage with a broad range of subjects. How you will learn Linking theories directly to practice, we offer specialist training in areas such as arbitration, conflict resolution and diplomacy. Through our partnerships in the wider diplomatic community, there are opportunities for internships with international institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations, and charities. Opportunities and experiences You can study part of your degree in the legal capital of the world at the Hague University of Applied Sciences. There are fascinating fieldtrips too, including visits to the Foreign Office and embassies plus a week-long stay in Geneva taking in the United Nations Office. Careers and employability BA (Hons) International Relations and Diplomacy makes you highly competitive in the graduate employment market. It prepares you for rewarding careers in embassies, global agencies, development organisations, transnational corporations, and diplomatic communities. Did you know? We also offer this course:
- As part of a Joint Honours degree
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc including at least a grade C at A Level in any Social Science subject, such as Politics, History, Sociology or Geography at A Level (or equivalent qualification). We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|A level||BBC||At least a grade C at A level in any Social Science subjects such as Politics, History, Sociology or Geography (or equivalent qualification)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 24 credits P: 6 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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