• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
This (Hons) International Relations with German course at Swansea University explores globalization and global institutions, development and human rights, International and regional politics, peace and conflict, political economy, security studies and strategic studies and you will learn how power, institutions and laws affect our day-to-day lives.
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Overview

As technology, transport, and a complex international economy make our world smaller, the value of peaceful and cooperative relationships between nations is increasingly important.

International relations are a vital aspect of citizenship in a global society, and the four-year (Hons) International Relations with German degree at Swansea University with a year abroad is one of the most important degree programmes we offer.

You will also study German language, culture; fiction; vocational themes in translation and language teaching.

This is a flexible degree offering a wide-range of specialist modules that allow you to tailor your future career goals while developing your individual interests.

  • You will study the rich diversity of the German language and will be taught by innovative experts who have strong national and international links.
  • You will gain excellent oral and writing skills and will develop strong research and analytical skills.
  • To enhance your study and career prospects you will have a year abroad in Germany where you can study at a university, teach in a school or work in a business.
  • In your final year you have the invaluable opportunity to opt for a place on the Welsh Assembly Placement Scheme.

Career

The graduates are employed all around the world and enter careers including:

  • Education
  • Government and politics
  • Humanitarian organisations
  • Business
  • Media and public relations
  • Law and public services

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • How Politics and IR count
  • War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
  • Introduction to political methodology
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Anarchy and Order: Theories in International Relations
  • Globalisation
  • Researching Politics 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate - applicants will be able to meet our requirements from three A-levels or two A-levels and the Skills Challenge Certificate.
  • Extended Project Qualification - applicants predicted grade B or above in EPQ will receive an offer with a one-grade reduction.  e.g., an offer of AAB would become ABB plus EPQ B.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15050 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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