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International Relations and Development (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
Development Studies focuses on international development and the challenges associated with political and economic change in the international system. The International Relations and Development (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster considers the relationships between the global North and South, examining how colonialism and capitalism have shaped our contemporary world. 

About

The  International Relations and Development (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster provides a theoretical framework for understanding the international distribution of power at the global, regional and national levels, and we aim to enthuse and inspire you by building close links to government bodies and the policy world. 

A degree in Development Studies and International Relations will prepare you for professional life in a range of sectors, including the Civil Service, media, public policy, NGOs, teaching and further research.

You will explore global poverty and inequality and the impact of globalisation on different parts of the world, including Africa, Asia, the Middle East, China, India, Central Asia and Latin America.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Politics
  • Democracy in Crisis
  • Dilemmas of International Development
  • Global Governance and the State
  • Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics
  • Political Ideas in Action
  • The Global Politics of Migration
  • Asia, Africa and Latin America; Dynamism and Change in the Global South
  • Democratic Innovations
  • Doing Political Research: Project Management in the Social Sciences
  • Global Political Economy
  • Internship
  • Middle East Politics
  • Political Economy of Development

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                80

                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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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              • 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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              Academic Requirements

              UK

              • A Levels – BBC
              • International Baccalaureate – 28 points
              • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma / National Diploma – DMM / D*D*
              • Access to HE Diploma - Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 33 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction
              • GCSEs – minimum grade 4 in Maths and English (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017)

              EU AND INTERNATIONAL

              • International Baccalaureate – 28 points

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                13400 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 13400 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.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for London

              • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
                Living Costs

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              Funding

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