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Politics & International Relations

  • International Relations & Global Development BA (Hons)

    Make a difference to the world, looking at current world issues like poverty, debt and famine and address the challenges faced by humanity

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • International Relations & Peace Studies BA (Hons)

    Examine how UK and international relations affect peace and put your viewpoints forward on issues such as terrorism, warfare and migration

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • Politics BA (Hons)

    Engage in political debates and enter the world of politics, gaining first hand experience from working with MPs.

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years

Study the issues that have an impact on the future of humankind. Question underlying assumptions and values, and focus on problems and solutions from the local to the global.

Undergraduate Courses (3)

International Relations & Global Development | BA (Hons)

Critically engage with international relations and their consequences, and study how global development confronts the ethical dilemmas facing the distribution of power and resources. You will examine theories of development, poverty and economic crises and their relevance to the social and political challenges of the 21st century. You will investigate how contemporary issues of inequality, famine, the environment and migration affect us all and how individuals, groups and states respond to these challenges. You will put your learning into practice and gain invaluable experience during your placement with a volunteering organisation.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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International Relations & Peace Studies | BA (Hons)

Understand how international relations have traditionally been conducted and the consequences and limitations of these approaches. You will examine key theories of peace, warfare and security and their relevance and practice in the 21st century. You will explore how contemporary issues, such as inequality, terrorism, migration and technological advancements, affect us all and how we cope and react to these global issues. You will develop your practical understanding of conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace building, and you will undertake a placement with a voluntary organisation to refine your practical skills and to support your personal development.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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Politics | BA (Hons)

Politics affects every aspect of our daily lives. From the local to the global, who exercises political power and why has profound implications for the organisation of society. On this course, you will have the opportunity to critically explore the uneven power relations in world politics and their impact on global affairs, including the global rise of populism and the ways in which neoliberal globalisation is being challenged in the context of Brexit and the Donald Trump US Presidency. You will study the way ideas influence policy and shape the prospects for participation, democracy and social justice, and you will be able to critically analyse and question inequality, ethics and the values that govern our contemporary world.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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Postgraduate Courses (9)

International Human Rights Practice | PG Dip

Equip yourself with an advanced understanding of the complex laws and principles that arise from working in international human rights, as you prepare for a wide-ranging career in this demanding field.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
9 Months,
20 Months

Entry Requirements

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International Human Rights Practice | MA

Engage with human rights practice by linking the legal, theoretical and technical skills needed to work in international organisations fighting injustice, oppression and persecution.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

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International Human Rights Practice | PG Cert

Gain the in-depth knowledge to champion international human rights practices amid a backdrop of mounting political, economic, social, legal, ethical and environmental challenges.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
5 Months,
12 Months

Entry Requirements

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International Political Economy | MA

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of globalisation and of the challenges the process of deeper economic integration presents.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

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International Relations | PG Cert

Open up a world of opportunities by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you will gain an understanding of these challenges at a local and global level.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

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International Relations | MA

Open up a world of opportunity by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you will gain an understanding of these challenges at a local and global level.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Full-time Distance Learning,
Part-time
Duration:
24 Months,
12 Months,
-

Entry Requirements

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International Relations | PG Dip

Open up a world of opportunities by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you will gain an understanding of these challenges at a local and global level.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
20 Months,
9 Months

Entry Requirements

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Peace & Development | PG Dip

Make a positive difference to the lives of people around the world, addressing the global challenges of poverty and violence by linking theory and practice. Our course is an opportunity to develop your awareness of the relationships between peace, conflict resolution and development, both locally and internationally.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
9 Months,
20 Months

Entry Requirements

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Peace & Development | MA

Address the global challenges of poverty and violence by linking theory and practice and make a positive difference to the lives of people around the world. This is your opportunity to develop your awareness of the relationships between peace, conflict resolution and development both nationally and internationally.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

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