BA

International Relations

Key Facts

552L
  • UCAS Tariff

    120 - 96

  • Course Length

    3 Year

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Student Satisfaction and Employability Results

94% overall student satisfaction for the Department of International Politics (NSS 2020).

Top 10 in the UK for Teaching Quality and Student Experience for the subject of Politics (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)

94% of our graduates were in work or further study within 6 months after graduating. (HESA 2018*)

Overview


Our Staff

Lecturers in the Department of International Politics are all research active and qualified to PhD level, and most also have a PGCHE.

Modules

Please note: The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery during the next academic year and may be subject to change. They are included here to give an indication of how the course is structured.

Core

Module Name Module Code Credit Value

Options

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
America at War: A Military History of the United States IP26920 20
Britain And the Islamic World: from 1857 to the Iraq War IQ24020 20
Britain and Ireland in War and Peace since 1800 IP28820 20
Capitalism and International Politics IQ22820 20
Climate Change Politics IP21420 20
Climate Change and International Politics in the Anthropocene * IP27020 20
Contemporary Latin America * IP28720 20
Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Issues Today IP20520 20
Contemporary US Foreign Policy IQ22220 20
Cyfiawnder Byd-Eang: Dehongli a Gwireddu ein Dyletswyddau i'r Dieithryn Pell GW25820 20
Economic Diplomacy and Leadership IQ24320 20
European Security in 21st Century IP23620 20
Fear, Cooperation and Trust in World Politics IQ22920 20
Global Inequality and World Politics IQ24120 20
Global Politics and the Refugee Regime IQ25520 20
International Politics and Global Development * IP29220 20
International Politics and the Nuclear Age IP20420 20
International Relations: Perspectives and Debates * IP20120 20
Justice, Order, Human Rights IQ21720 20
Knowing about Violent Conflict in International Politics IQ24420 20
Language revitalisation in a global context WE20120 20
Multiculturalism in Policy and Practice IQ23720 20
NATO: From Cold War to Hybrid War IP23320 20
Nationalism in Theory and Practice * IP29920 20
People and Power: Understanding Comparative Politics Today * IQ23920 20
Political Theory IP22220 20
Russian intelligence from Lenin to Putin IQ24920 20
Strategy, Intelligence and Security in International Politics * IQ25120 20
Terrorism & Counter Terrorism in the Modern World: Policing, Intelligence & War IP24520 20
The Arab-Israeli Wars IP21320 20
The British Army’s Image in Battle, from the Crimea to the Present IQ20920 20
The EU: Politics, Policies, Problems * IP23820 20
The Governance of Climate Change: Simulation Module * IP22320 20
The Long Shadow of the Second World War IP22720 20
The Making of National Security Policy IP23720 20
The Middle East in the 20th Century IP24920 20
The Past and Present US Intelligence IP26020 20
The Second World War in Europe IP26420 20
Trade Wars and the Liberal Order IQ21620 20
UK Politics Today: A Union Under Strain? * IQ23820 20
Warfare after Waterloo: Military History 1815-1918 IP25320 20
Women and Global Development * IP29620 20
Y Meddwl Cymreig mewn Syniadaeth Ryngwladol GQ20920 20

Core

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
Dissertation * IP30040 40

Options

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
A War on the Mind: Propaganda and Secret Intelligence from the Great War to the 21st Century IP38320 20
America At War: a Military History of the United States IP36920 20
Britain And the Islamic World: from 1857 to the Iraq War IQ34020 20
Britain and Ireland in War and Peace since 1800 IP38820 20
Capitalism and International Politics IQ32820 20
Climate Change Politics IP31420 20
Contemporary Latin America * IP38720 20
Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa IP30520 20
Contemporary US Foreign Policy IQ32220 20
Cyfiawnder Byd-Eang: Dehongli a Gwireddu ein Dyletswyddau i'r Dieithryn Pell GW35820 20
Economic Diplomacy and Leadership IQ34320 20
European Security in the 21st Century IP33620 20
Fear, Cooperation and Trust in World Politics IQ32920 20
Global Inequality and World Politics IQ34120 20
Global Politics and the Refugee Regime IQ35520 20
International Politics and the Nuclear Age IP30420 20
Justice, Order, Human Rights IQ31720 20
Knowing about Violent Conflict in International Politics IQ34420 20
Language revitalisation in a global context WE30220 20
Multiculturalism in Policy and Practice IQ33720 20
NATO: From Cold War to Hybrid War IP33320 20
Nationalism in Theory and Practice * IP39920 20
Political Theory IP32220 20
Russian Intelligence from Lenin to Putin IQ34920 20
Terrorism & Counter Terrorism in the Modern World: Policing, Intelligence & War IP34520 20
The Arab Israeli Wars IP31320 20
The British Army’s Image in Battle, from the Crimean to the Present IQ30920 20
The European Union: Politics, Policies, Problems * IP33820 20
The Long Shadow of the Second World War IP32720 20
The Making of National Security Policy IP33720 20
The Middle East in the Twentieth Century IP34920 20
The Past and Present of Us Intelligence IP36020 20
The Second World War in Europe IP36420 20
Trade Wars and the Liberal Order IQ31620 20
UK Politics Today: A Union Under Strain? * IQ33820 20
Women and Global Development * IP39620 20
Y Meddwl Cymreig Mewn Syniadaeth Ryngwladol GQ30920 20

* Also available partially or entirely through the medium of Welsh

Employability


Learning & Teaching


Student Views


Typical Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 120 - 96

A Levels BBB-CCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-26

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

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