36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain an international perspective by exploring how nations interact on the global stage, what happens during conflict, and the challenges faced by states and world organisations trying to preserve peace and security with this International Relations with Politics (Hons) from Leeds Beckett University.  

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You will engage with the theory of international relations and diplomacy, examining global inequalities, the rise of the superpower nations and what power looks like at a global level.

Understand how major developments, including the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, globalisation, changing global power relations and the emergence of new terror threats and social movements have shaped the world.


This International Relations with Politics (Hons) from Leeds Beckett University will give you the skills needed for a role on the global stage of international relations and politics, and your choice of course specialisms will help tailor your expertise to the career you want to pursue.

You could work in the civil service, in consultancy, for voluntary or community groups, or in the media. You will also be well placed to further your studies by selecting from our range of postgraduate study opportunities, which includes our masters courses in Peace & Development, International Relations, International Human Rights Practice and International Political Economy.

  • Diplomat
  • Government Advisor
  • Journalist
  • International Charity Worker

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Politics, Ethics & Justice
  • International Actors & Institutions
  • World Politics
  • Understanding International Relations
  • Global Inequalities  
  • Active Citizenship
  • Understanding Security
  • Environment & World Politics
  • Political Economy of Global South (core for Global Development and Political Economy pathways. Option for International Relations)
  • Understanding Development (core for Global Development pathway. Option for International Relations)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Selection Criteria
We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
  • International baccalaureate
24 points  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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