Nottingham Trent University

Global Studies and International Relations Nottingham Trent University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Joint Honours degrees give you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that you are really interested in. You’ll be able to tailor your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. This innovative joint honours course will weave world relevance into your degree and you'll learn how to make critical choices which will have an impact on local, national and international levels. This course allows you to understand important global problems and to investigate how societies react to these processes which continue to change our world and perceptions.

This course has been designed to give you a wide flexibility to shape your study to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. GLOBAL STUDIES at NTU will allow you to study a variety of world views surrounding intercultural communications, globalised media and world cities. You’ll gain a well-rounded knowledge of the global dimensions which affect social, cultural, political and economic issues. The course investigates the inequalities that are posed and are being posed into developing countries and through this you'll recognise global trends and tensions. This diverse course will allow you to engage with the world as a global citizen whilst supplying you with the tools to succeed in the growing international workplace. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS at NTU explores the changing world in which we live in. It will provide you with an understanding of the changing world in which we live in, in regards to; people, social movements and religious communities. You'll be able to develop a greater understanding of the complexity and contentedness of the processes that shape our worlds. The course allows you to focus on the big issues which control contemporary international politics such as; war, various forms of conflict, terrorism and the media's role.

This course will help you to learn how to make well informed decisions, develop excellent time management , IT and communication skills which are key skills required for any career that you choose. This joint honours degree will also help you to become more self-motivated and to work well independently. Our recent graduates have pursued careers in in exciting roles within a variety of organisations such as international aid agencies and the United Nations. Other recent undergraduates are working in journalism, marketing and public relations. 91% of our global studies joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16).

Course details

Modules

You’ll choose from a broad range of modules, which may include: Foundations and Challenges to Politics and International Relations • Foundations in Global Studies • Issues in Intercultural Communication • Gender and Nation • Russian Politics and Society • Power and Politics in the European Union • Hyperpower Politics: The USA • Global Citizenship • Small Islands, Big Issues: Small Island Developing States in a Globalising World.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code LL92
Institution code N91
Campus name Clifton Campus
Campus code 2

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points
A level 104 UCAS Tariff points from up to four qualifications (two of which must be A-level equivalent).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English grade C/4
GCSE Maths grade C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 104 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and up to two qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 104 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and three qualifications (one of which must be A-level equivalent).

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,450 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Course fees will increase each year in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
NG1 4FQ


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