Nottingham Trent University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This innovative degree will allow you to develop a greater awareness of the international processes and political ideas that shape our lives. You’ll examine the complex political, social and economic systems that structure the contemporary world and analyse the interconnected nature of local, national and global events. You may also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement as part of your studies.
100% of our BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations students are in employment or further study within six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17)
The key topic areas covered by this course include: Foundations and Challenges to International Relations, International Relations and Global History, Political Ideologies in Conflict, Media Power and Politics, Politics and International Relations: Theory and Practice, Global Political Marketing and Understanding Foreign Policy. You may have the opportunity to take advantage of the University's Language Programme by taking an optional foreign language module in Year Two and Three. 96% of our BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations students are satisfied with the course overall (National Student Survey 2018)
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||City Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points|
|A level||BCC||104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels|
|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 or equivalent
GCSE Maths grade C/4 or GCSE Science grade C/4 or equivalent
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||104 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-Level or equivalent qualification|
|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 two A-Levels or equivalent qualifications|
We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|