Politics and International Relations with Foundation Year at University of Roehampton - UCAS

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Why this course? • Study in a department with a worldwide reputation for its human rights research and campaigning. • An unusually broad range of optional modules covers topics as diverse as activism, terrorism, the media, the philosophy of law and gender politics. • Students have the opportunity of presenting at Roehampton's influential International Conference of Political Filmmaking in collaboration with European Universities. • Teaching designed for you: the contact time you need to succeed, with timetables designed to recognise your wider commitments. About this course Our BA Politics and International Relations degree programme will equip you with the ability to analyse, understand and debate issues in international and UK politics, international relations and understand both political philosophy and modern politics in action. You will get to engage in debate around current political challenges such as global power politics, terrorism, climate change and the politics of gender, race and class. You will graduate as an authority on a wide range of topics, and equipped for a successful career. Skills We place the utmost importance on equipping you with a comprehensive professional skillset as you progress towards graduation. This commitment entails a multifaceted approach. Our core modules will facilitate your acquisition of vital competencies, such as negotiation in diverse contexts and the application of leadership and communication skills. Furthermore, a robust practical dimension will underpin your understanding of conceptual and theoretical frameworks within the realm of politics, alongside proficiency in the sources and methodologies inherent to political analysis. This foundation ensures that you emerge as informed and proactive global citizens, unhesitant in your scrutiny of the power structures that mould our world. Career opportunities Guest speakers and field trips to political organisations enrich the course and provide further opportunities for learning. Through career mentoring events and work experience opportunities, your employability will also be greatly enhanced. You will also have the opportunity to study abroad with one of our global university partners. This course also has the option of a one year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. Teaching designed around you At Roehampton, we want to provide you with the flexibility you need while you study, and the contact time to help you succeed. We schedule our teaching across no more than three days each week. Plus, we'll confirm which days these are well in advance of the start of term, so you can plan ahead. So, if you want to have more focused personal study time, a part-time job, need to balance family commitments, or want to reduce the time you spend commuting, we’re the ideal choice for you. Student support available 24/7 At Roehampton, student support is available 7 days a week. Our committed academic staff will support, help and guide you throughout your studies and help you prepare for your future career. We also offer study, wellbeing and careers support on-campus and online, so you can get the help you need when you want it. We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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  • Course does not award QTS

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We offer a wide range of scholarships for UK undergraduates, including: - The Roehampton Bursary is worth £1,000 for the first year of our undergraduate degree programmes*. It will be awarded automatically to students in receipt of a full maintenance loan, to help with costs such as travel and accommodation. - Academic Excellence Scholarships worth: £3,000 over the course of a degree for students with the equivalent of AAA or above (144+ tariff) at A-level (or equivalent tariff in other qualifications, e.g. BTEC) and £2,000 over the course of a degree for students with the equivalent of AAB at A-level (136-143 tariff) (or equivalent tariff in other qualifications, e.g. BTEC) - esports scholarships, worth £2,000 per year of the degree, available to students who demonstrate aptitude in esports. - Music and Sports Scholarships, available to students who demonstrate excellence in music or sports - Care leaver bursaries, worth £2,000 per year of study to Care Leavers enrolling on Undergraduate programmes at Roehampton, for up to four years of study. Find out more: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/funding-and-scholarships/

Politics and International Relations with Foundation Year at University of Roehampton - UCAS