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Politics and International Relations

Investigate how people understand the world and explore global issues

Politics and International Relations

Investigate how people understand the world and explore global issues

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Politics and International Relations courses

Discover courses that challenge you to unlock ideas of how we interact with each other and explore key global issues

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BA (Hons) Politics and Contemporary History

Explore how contemporary historical and political events have shaped modern society.
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BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations

Explore the exciting and complex worlds of contemporary politics and international relations.
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BA (Hons) Politics and Philosophy & Ethics

Explore questions of social justice, bio-ethics, and the nature of truth from different political and philosophical perspectives.

LLB (Hons) Law with International Relations

Study the foundation of legal knowledge as you explore key aspects of contemporary international relations.
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LLB (Hons) Law with International Relations with Integrated Foundation Year

Complete an introductory foundation year before you study the foundation of legal knowledge and explore key aspects of contemporary international relations.
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Discover over half a million print and online resources

The 鶹Ƶ library holds more than 200,000 books with additional access to over 500,000 eBooks.

There are also around 380 print subscriptions to journals, as well as electronic access to a further 12,000 journals containing over
20 million articles to support your independent research.

Careers

Open up your future career paths as you gain highly valued skills

Employability is central to every course, and our Politics and International Relations courses have seen graduates continue into careers within teaching, law, research, local government, civil service, environmental regulation, not-for-profit groups and HR.

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Work placements

Gain vital workplace experience built into your studies

Our dedicated work placement modules allow you to gain experience working in professional settings, such as charities, museums, local government, heritage sites, and many more.

Study global issues

Examine relations between states and global issues from around the world

Our International Relations options allow you to study a full range of current global challenges, including terrorism, global warming, migration, and health.

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