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Course summary

Gain the tools to understand the world and make a change within it on a BSc (Hons) Politics & International Relations degree. Combine the theory and the real world aspects of politics, looking at local, national and global political decisions and their impact. There has never been a better time to study Politics and International Relations. Employers are increasingly looking for graduates who understand political and geopolitical realities. If you’re fascinated by why decisions are taken and what that means for people locally, nationally and globally, then this course is for you. We’ll help you to learn about the political landscape of the world – both at home and overseas. We’ll also encourage you to be prepared and keep on top of the news as it develops. The degree content evolves and changes in line with current events and the ever changing world of politics to ensure our teaching is as up to date as possible. Our lecturers have stood in elections, organised campaigns, written speeches and monitored overseas elections. Their experience, combined with a deep understanding of political concepts and theories, provides the ideal mix of theory and practice. Join us and build knowledge of a vast range of political settings, institutions and players and become ready to set your sights on careers in international organisations as well as at home.


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Assessment method

You will be assessed through a variety of coursework, such as essays, reports, presentations and scenario responses. There is limited use of examinations on some modules.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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