Why study the Politics and International Relations (with Foundation Year) (Hons) programme taught at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)?
To understand governments, individuals, organisations and countries properly, we need to examine the different influences, dynamics, conflicts and interactions at play.
Being able to unpick domestic and international political issues requires a unique set of skills, which can open up exciting career opportunities for you, both inside and outside the political world.
Where can it take me?
Politics and international relations graduates are in demand across many professions.
They find jobs in government, the civil service, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), accountancy, human resources, media and journalism.
You could also get involved in research or education, or specialise further with postgraduate study.Careers
Politics and international relations students graduate with the skills to build fulfilling careers in many fields.
You could go on to work in government, the civil service, NGOs, research organisations or education. You'll also be well equipped to go into areas such as marketing, HR, industrial relations, PR, finance and investment, accountancy or journalism.
Postgraduate study is another option to you, where you can specialise in a particular area or do a professional qualification to move into a career like law.
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Applicants can make a 'late' UCAS application up until 30 June, and at UWE Bristol, we continue to accept applications to a course until it’s full.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Four years full-time; five years sandwich; part-time
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Some international students may need additional education in order to qualify for a degree. In conjunction with its partner organisation, Kaplan International Pathways, the University of West England, Bristol offers a number of entry route options for students, including undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses.
A pathway course offers complete preparation for university-level study, and is taken at the UWE Bristol’s International College. Upon successful completion of their course at the required level, students planning to progress are guaranteed a place on their chosen degree.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The funding that you are eligible for depends on your fee status, the type of programme you are studying and when you start your UWE Bristol studies.
Please note: To be considered for a scholarship, you must hold an offer to study at the University and fulfil certain eligibility. The scholarship availability, amount and eligibility will depend on the country and/or region that you come from.
For the best chance of being considered for a scholarship, we recommend that you apply early for the course that you are interested in studying.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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