This course allows you to understand how we have responded to international political, economic and social challenges since the Second World War.
Students of International Relations study politics in regional and global contexts, examine challenges to foreign policy decision making, and consider problems of security, international development and international politics of dynamic regions, including the âGlobal Northâ and âSouthâ.
Opt for this course and you will learn about the conflicts between states and their ability - or inability - to co-operate. If you are interested in going beyond the headlines on international affairs, this is the course for you.
The course blends concepts with case studies to equip you with specific methods of analysis in international relations, the kind of analytical skills that employers value.
The International Relations course offers you the opportunity to combine your studies with an elective (20 credits out of 120 per year) from a range including: Business Studies, Communication and Media Studies, Economics, French, Geography, German, History, Politics, Mandarin Chinese, Social Policy, Sociology, and Spanish.
For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.
Modules are examined during and/or at the end of each semester, by written examinations and/or by coursework.
We endeavour to provide prompt and constructive feedback through a variety of means: written comments, audio or video responses and one-on-one meetings. First year marks are not carried forward. Overall marks obtained in the second and final years are combined in the proportion 40%:60% to produce an overall degree mark.First year marks are a measure of progress and are not carried forward. Overall marks obtained in the second and final years are combined in the proportion 40%:60% to produce an overall degree mark. The great majority of our students graduate with excellent or very good degrees.
If you spend the third year of your degree working or studying abroad, your degree award is worked out in the same proportion noted above, and you will additionally be eligible for a Diploma in International Studies.
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