• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Politics and International Relations with Law (Hons) programme at New College of the Humanities in partnership with Northeastern University aims to provide a thematic basis to academic legal studies which aligns to careers in which knowledge and understanding of corporate, commercial and employment matters are valuable; provide legal knowledge and skills.

Overview

The Politics and International Relations with Law (Hons) programme at New College of the Humanities comprises political theory looking at normative questions, and political science looking at the organisation of government. 

International Relations examines governance, institution-building and decision-making through an analysis of historical phenomena, economic conditions, diplomatic relations, security and socio-cultural linkages among state and non-state sectors.

The Law minor aims to provide a thematic basis to academic legal studies which align to career paths that are attractive to alumni of the College, in particular, careers in which knowledge and understanding of corporate, commercial and employment matters are valuable; provide legal knowledge and skills.

Programme aims

The programme aims to:

 • analyse texts, evidence, and other literary texts, with guidance, using given approaches, techniques, and principles, in order to understand the centralityof human activity and discourse to political science, the contribution of major schools of thought and mainstream thinkers embedded within primarily Western, but also Eastern traditions of modern political thought;

• collect and categorise ideas and information in a predictable and standard format by applying theories and methods of policy, institutional and behavioural analysis;

• evaluate critically material so as to contribute to existing debates on topical issues relating to power delegation, power shifts and distribution, the nature, evolution and operation of different political systems and their organisational structures.

• provide knowledge of the English Legal system

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Political Thought
  • Britain & the Wider World
  • Introduction to Concepts and Methods
  • English Legal System
  • Old Powers, New Powers
  • The European Union in the World

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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

  • A-level: AAB
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: An overall score of 35 points OR 6, 6, 5 in subjects taken at Higher Level
  • European Baccalaureate: 85%
  • Scottish Higher: AABBB
  • Scottish Advanced Higher: AB
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits at Distinction: 33 credits. Merit: 12 credits. Pass: 0 credits
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma: BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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