At a Glance
History research at Aberdeen is rated top in Scotland for its impact and 2nd in the UK in the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (as ranked by Times Higher Education based on REF 2014 GPA scores), with teaching rated ‘Highly Satisfactory’ in the last national quality assessment and student satisfaction of 95%.
You will be enthused and inspired by teachers who are leaders in their fields, with expertise as diverse as medieval Scandinavia, early-modern Poland and modern East Asia and enthralled by our wonderful collections of historic treasures collected by distinguished alumni over the centuries.
In International Relations, you will look closely at how nations and organisations interact, what contributes to global wealth and poverty and persisting inequalities. You will study regional and international tensions, nationalism, concepts of democracy – and ever-present concerns of conflict and peace.
In the History and International Relations programme of the University of Aberdeen you will be taught by internationally renowned academics with strong track records in publishing international papers and articles and who appear regularly in the media, analysing and explaining national, European and world developments from the viewpoint of their own area of expertise and research.
You will gain the perfect foundation for international career possibilities including international business, NGOs and international development, plus local and national government, politics, and journalism and with transferable skills including critical analysis and communication sought by employers in all sectors.
- Making History
- Politics & International Relations 1: Democracy and Governance
- Politics & International Relations 2: Power and Conflict
- Ideas and Ideologies in Politics and International Relations
- Global Politics: Equality and Inequality
- Thinking History
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHistory International Relations Liberal Arts View 1030 other Bachelors in History in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Standard: AABB
- Minimum: BBB
- Adjusted: BB
- Standard: BBB
- Minimum: BBC
- Adjusted: CCC
- 32 points, including 5, 5, 5 at HL
Irish Leaving Certificate
- 5H with 3 at H2 AND 2 at H3
English Language Requirements
International19800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19800 GBP per year during 48 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
- RUK Students fee - £9,250 per year
Living costs for Aberdeen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.