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International Politics and Law Honours, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
As the unfolding events, such as Brexit, Trump’s election and the ongoing regional and global geopolitical shifts in the Middle East and beyond show, international politics has never been so relevant to our daily lives. The International Politics and Law Honours degree offered by the Middlesex University. 

About

Why study BA International Politics and Law Honours at Middlesex University?

We place our students at the heart of everything we do and our academic staff are actively engaged in cutting edge research and advanced scholarship with high impact on public and political life that feeds into their teaching. You will be encouraged to participate in real-world issues and work placements in public and private institutions and gain subject specific and transferable skills.

This International Politics and Law Honours course will equip you with the legal skills, political concepts and analytical tools invaluable for your professional career in an increasingly complex field of global politics, international law and governance. You will study different aspect of law combined with the areas of European and Middle Eastern geopolitics, international political economy, migration and human rights. The course combines political theory and international relations with legal perspectives as well as providing opportunities for internships with national and international organisations, political institutions and civil society organisations.

Course highlights

  • Gain a solid grounding in the key themes, concepts and theories relevant to international politics which will aid you in your academic development and future careers in public service, international and regional organizations, NGOs, diplomacy and media
  • A wide choice of optional modules will enhance your critical and analytical skills and develop specialist in-depth critical knowledge of topics to suit your personal interests
  • The core curricula is continually reviewed and updated in line with current international developments in politics and staff research expertise
  • You will have access to a broad intellectual environment through the provision of innovative teaching methods and extra-curricular events
  • Opportunity for experiential learning and career development through direct participation in political activities through work placement and other forms of practical engagement with the world

Careers

As a graduate of our BA International Politics degree your career prospects are excellent and you will be well-placed to enter employment in fields related to governance, business, politics, diplomacy, law, risk and foreign policy analysis or the media. 

The students have gone on to work for national and international NGOs in areas such as political and social research, public relations and policymaking and evaluation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      4 years full-time with placement
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Politics 
  • Introduction to Development 
  • Introduction to Law 
  • Public Law 
  • Theories of International Relations 
  • UK and European Human Rights Law 
  • Global Geopolitics: Critical Perspectives and Issues 
  • Public International Law

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

  • 112 UCAS points
  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
  • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
  • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
  • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
  • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 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

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Funding

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