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International Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #192 (WUR) Norwich, United Kingdom
In this BA in International Relations from University of East Anglia you will explore a range of contemporary issues – from migration to nuclear weapons to human rights to poverty – through case studies from every corner of the globe.


On this International Relations  degree from University of East Anglia you’ll look at international relations from a huge range of perspectives. You’ll consider the causes and outcomes of conflict between – and within – countries, global economic crises and their consequences and the importance of organisations such as the European Union or United Nations. You’ll study immigration patterns and the challenges they raise for would-be migrants and states. You’ll learn about human rights, geopolitical dynamics such as the rise of China and questions of development, poverty, famine, disease and gender equality, within the international system.

In learning about these issues, you’ll study different regions in the world from the Asia Pacific, to Latin America, to Europe, Africa, the United States, and beyond.

You’ll be taught by academic staff who are active researchers and experts in their field. And you’ll have the opportunity to take part in study trips, internships and placements in Britain and Europe, as well as an extended period of study abroad. The course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and study skills to gain a sophisticated understanding of how the world works.

Examples of careers you could enter include:

  • International organisations
  • Political careers, such as working in Parliament
  • Charities and NGOs
  • Think tanks and other research careers
  • Civil Service
  • Armed forces

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Politics
  • Introduction to Contemporary Politics
  • International Relations Theory
  • Advanced Research Topics
  • Media Power

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A Level BBB or ABC or BBC with an A in the Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate 31 points
  • Scottish Highers AABBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers CCC
  • Irish Leaving Certificate 2 subjects at H2 and 4 subjects at H3
  • Access Course Access to Humanities & Social Sciences pathway preferred. Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Merit in 45 credits at Level 3
  • BTEC DDM. Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration.
  • European Baccalaureate 70%

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 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 Norwich

  • 609 - 1050 GBP/month
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