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International Relations (Hons)

36 months
20750 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The BA International Relations (Hons) degree offered by the Loughborough University will provide you with the knowledge to understand responses to international political, economic and social challenges since the mid twentieth century.


Choosing to enrol on the BA International Relations (Hons) degree offered by the Loughborough University will give you the opportunity to study politics in regional and global contexts, examine challenges to foreign policy decision making and consider problems of security, conflict, international development and international politics of dynamic regions.  

Our International Relations degree will develop your understanding of conflicts between states and their ability, or inability, to cooperate. If you are interested in going beyond the headlines on international affairs, this is the course for you.

The BA (Hons) International Relations degree blends concepts with case studies to equip you with specific methods of analysis in international relations – the kind of analytical skills that employers value.

Your future career

  • Our students gain a multitude of transferable skills through studying International Relations, such as critical reasoning and analysis, the ability to plan and research work, lead and participate in discussion and debate, and work efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
  • Students who study International Relations with us continually prove successful in their career endeavours after graduating. Our focus on academic rigour and transferable skills has made our graduates attractive to employers from a range of industries and professions, such as marketing, finance, politics, public relations, publishing, journalism, charity, and human resources.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Smart Scholarship

  • The Contemporary World Arena

  • Power, Politics & Ideology in Modern Europe

  • Conceptions of Democracy

  • International Political Theory

  • The Making and Unmaking of the World Order

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level: ABB 

  • IB: 34 (6,5,5 HL)

  • BTEC: BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma: DDM. A Level Grades BB plus Distinction in BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate. A Level Grade B plus Distinction Distinction in BTEC Level 3 National Diploma.

  • We accept a wide range of international qualifications such as the European Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, German Abitur, Hong Kong DSE, and Indian Standard XII among many others worldwide, alongside well-established International Foundation Programmes. For further information about acceptable qualifications visit our international webpages for more information.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20750 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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