36 months
15576 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On this International Relations and Politics (Hons) degree at London Metropolitan University you’ll explore the relationship between social and political issues around the world today and study the historical events that led to current situations.

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Examine the relationship between historical events, politics and social issues such as poverty, power, gender and race on our International Relations and Politics BA (Hons).

We want you to tailor your degree so it’s right for you. There will be some core modules where you’ll learn about important events, theories and structures, but you’ll also have lots of flexibility to explore the topics that are important to you.

You could choose to study political unrest in the Middle East, the origin of racism and its impact globally to date, how religion affects political unrest around the world, the role of social media in social movements, acts of terrorism, political spin in the UK in relation to Brexit or the global fight for equality.

Our lecturers are established thinkers and influencers in their specialist topics. From them, you’ll learn key theories around diplomacy, conflict, authority and ethics.

Where this course can take you

This International Relations and Politics (Hons) degree at London Metropolitan University will prepare you for an exciting career where no two days are the same. Our work experience opportunities give you valuable experience in this field, so you’ll have a competitive advantage when it comes to looking for a graduate job.

You could go on to follow in the footsteps of our alumni who now work for the UK Department for International Development, the United Nations, national diplomatic services, leading non-governmental organisations (NGOs) or as researchers for Members of Parliament (MPs).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to International Relations and Foreign Policy 
  • Comparative Politics 
  • Governance and Public Policy 
  • Political Theory 
  • Creating a Winning Business
  • Politics and International Relations: Work-Based Learning 
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Contemporary US Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the University’s standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum grade CCC in three A levels (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification)
  • GCSE English at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)
  • Mathematics GCSE is not required

Applicants with international qualifications and mature applicants are also welcome.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15576 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15576 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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


  • UK: £2,310 per 30 credits
  • Int: £3,894 per 30 credits

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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