University of Derby

International Relations and Diplomacy (Hague Exchange) University of Derby Degree level: Undergraduate


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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, past trips have included 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

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

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Course code L250
Institution code D39
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc including a grade C 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. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C or grade 4 including Maths and English.  For Access to HE please see the specific credits required in the section for Access to HE
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma (60 credits) with a minimum 24 level three credits at Merit plus GCSE Maths and English. Functional Skills or Key Skills at level 2. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,750 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

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University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

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