You will develop a knowledge and understanding of the nature of relations between states and also of the roles played by international institutions, other intergovernmental organisations, multinational corporations and NGOs.
Year one introduces you to key modules focusing on the international state system and to the structure and purpose of international organisations; you also learn about ethics and international politics.
Your second year covers theories and contemporary issues in international relations, security studies and the globalisation of the international political economy.
Your placement year will give you the opportunity to apply your key skills and competencies within a real work-based situation.
The BSc in International Relations and Sociology (Hons) from Aston University is strongly geared towards increasing your employability since it is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required of professionals working in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
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- Introduction to the Concepts and Methods of International Relations
- Introduction to the European Union
- Introduction to Social Theory
- Becoming a Social Scientist
- 36 months
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DisciplinesInternational Relations Sociology View 617 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- BBC-CCC from 3 A Levels. General Studies accepted.
International15950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
- UK students During placement year: £ 1,250
- International/EU students During placement year:£2,500
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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