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International Relations and Politics
International Relations and Politics BA (Hons)
International Relations and Politics BA (Hons)

International Relations and Politics BA (Hons)

  • ID:NU440171
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£16,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£16,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£84,900.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

 

Course Information

Current, relevant and inspiring, this course offers you an exciting opportunity to study the political dimensions of life around the world, recognising the connections between people, locales, ideas and problems.

  • How do states interact with one another and what implications does this have for individuals?
  • Should we be concerned primarily with our own well-being or do we have duties and responsibilities beyond our own borders?
  • Does democracy still work for us or are there other ways of expressing our voice and finding solutions for shared problems?
  • At the heart of the course is the belief that individuals can make a difference and effect positive change in the world.
  • Taking an integrated approach to academic theory and applying it to real world problems, this course will provide you with the tools to make a difference in your personal and professional life.

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Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.

Year 1

IR4001 -
Britain, Europe and the World (Core,20 Credits)
IR4002 -
Democrats and Dictators (Core,20 Credits)
IR4003 -
International Conflict and Cooperation (Core,20 Credits)
IR4004 -
Researching International Relations and Politics (Core,20 Credits)
IR4005 -
Thinking Globally (Core,20 Credits)
IR4006 -
Thinking Politically (Core,20 Credits)
YC5001 -
Academic Language Skills for Humanities & Social Sciences (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)

Year 2

AD5019 -
Social Sciences Study Abroad (60 credit) (Optional,60 Credits)
IR5001 -
Applied Research Methods (Core,20 Credits)
IR5003 -
Theories and Practice of Democracy (Core,20 Credits)
IR5005 -
Global Governance (Core,20 Credits)
IR5006 -
Politics Work Experience (Optional,20 Credits)
IR5008 -
Theories of International Relations (Core,20 Credits)
IR5009 -
UK Politics Beyond Westminster (Core,20 Credits)
IR5010 -
Foreign Policy Analysis (Optional,20 Credits)
IR5011 -
From Bastille to Strasbourg- A Journey through Human Rights (Optional,20 Credits)
IR5012 -
Representing Political Violence (Optional,20 Credits)
YC5001 -
Academic Language Skills for Humanities & Social Sciences (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)

Year 3

AD5017 -
Social Sciences Work Placement Year (Optional,120 Credits)
AD5018 -
Social Sciences Study Abroad Year (Optional,120 Credits)
AT5004 -
Year in International Business (This is made up of 5 modules studied in Newcastle (Semester 1) & Amsterdam (Semester 2) (Optional,120 Credits)
AT5007 -
Year in International Multidisciplinary Innovation (4 modules studied in Amsterdam (Semester 1) & Newcastle (Semester 2) (Optional,120 Credits)

 

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Pre Courses

International Foundation Programme – Humanities and Social Science:

  • The International Foundation Programme in Humanities and Social Science is ideal if you are looking to study a humanities or social science-related undergraduate degree.
  • This programme has been designed specifically to support international students who wish to study an undergraduate degree at Northumbria University. You will study on the Humanities and Social Sciences pathway to prepare you for your undergraduate degree in a range of Humanities and Social Sciences degrees at Northumbria University.
  • You will study a combination of Humanities and Social Science modules alongside an English module and an Academic Practice module. The combination of modules will enable you to develop key skills and understanding in language, study skills, critical thinking and a good understanding of knowledge relevant to Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Social Science Foundation Year: 

  • Social sciences help us to identify trends, explore relationships, challenge prejudices and gain a deeper understanding of the societies in which we live and work. This understanding equips us with the tools to question current thinking and inform future social policy.
  • This foundation year, which covers the areas of sociology, politics, criminology, and media, prepares you for degree level study in a range of social science subjects.  Through engaging with real world issues, you’ll begin to develop the critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills that are essential for both further study and employment.
  • You will study a combination of Humanities and Social Science modules alongside an English module and an Academic Practice module. The combination of modules will enable you to develop key skills and understanding in language, study skills, critical thinking and a good understanding of knowledge relevant to Humanities and Social Sciences.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Many graduate jobs require you to gather, synthesise and represent complex ideas and relationships in writing, in oral presentations and increasingly also visually. Our teaching and learning activities will provide you with plenty of opportunity to give presentations and practise your ability to inform, ‘teach’ and indeed persuade your audience.
  • This course will foster your intellectual curiosity and help you to become a critical, independent thinker. You will be introduced to a range of learning activities that have employability and enterprise at the core. You will have the opportunity to do work experience and engage in extra-curricular activities such as debating or volunteering to further develop your skills and, more importantly, your interests.
  • This combination of knowledge and skills will provide you with an excellent foundation for your future career.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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