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International Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) Exeter, United Kingdom
The University of Exeter offers the BA in International Relations degree course. You'll receive an excellent education across the range of international relations topics in a supportive and responsive learning environment enriched by research.
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Overview

This BA in International Relations degree from The University of Exeter wil give you a solid grounding in understanding international issues together with the opportunity to specialise in a particular region or special subject, such as transnational crime or globalisation. 

You will learn how the international system has evolved, and engage with some of the big dilemmas and debates dominating international politics today. We'll introduce you to the main concepts and approaches to the study of international relations and encourage you to analyse, interpret and evaluate world political events and issues.

Careers

Politics and international relations graduates from the University of Exeter are highly successful in obtaining graduate employment or moving on to further study. Whilst studying for your degree, you will develop a number of skills that are useful in professional and managerial careers. 

The ability to research and analyse information from a variety of sources, together with the written and verbal skills needed to present and discuss your opinions and conclusions, are attributes that many employers look for in graduates. Your understanding of complex political and cultural issues, often in continually changing environments, can also be relevant to both business and public sector appointments.

Many students from the department take part in the Exeter Award and the Exeter Leaders Award. These schemes encourage you to participate in employability related workshops, skills events, volunteering and employment which will contribute to your career decision-making skills and success in the employment market.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We encourage you to apply as early as possible and before 15 January but will continue to consider applications from international students until 30 June if places are available. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 or 4 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Globalization of World Politics
  • State and Society
  • Power and Democracy
  • Politics in Europe
  • Introduction to Strategic Studies
  • Security Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

Typical offer

  • AAA-AAB; IB: 36-34
Additional selection criteria
  • We are looking for well-qualified students with a genuine interest in and enthusiasm for the subject.
  • We receive a large number of applications from well-qualified applicants and may not be able to make offers to all those applicants who have achieved or are predicted to achieve grades in line with the typical offer shown above.
  • In addition to the specific requirements listed above, we look for excellent A level* results/predictions and we may also take into account results up to and including GCSEs* and AS Levels* as part of our holistic assessment of an application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 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 Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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