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International Politics and Sociology (Hons)

City, University of London

36 months
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16240 GBP/year
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About

International Politics and Sociology (Hons) at City, University of London is a joint degree that offers a broad understanding of both subjects with a special focus on how the local and the global relate to each other.

Overview

Who is it for?

International Politics and Sociology (Hons) at City, University of London is for those students wishing to benefit from a joint degree combining main core modules of both International Politics and Sociology.

Graduates of this course have found they are well suited to a wide range of career options, from the Civil Services, NGOs, journalism, and teaching to international organisations and the corporate sector.

Objectives

This joint honours undergraduate degree combines key sociological and political perspectives for the understanding of local, national and global social relations, identities and structures. It will equip you with sophisticated critical thinking as well as rigorous quantitative and qualitative social sciences skills that are going to be highly valuable in your future profession, whether in the public, private or corporate sectors.

The International Politics element of the degree enables you to obtain the skills and knowledge to answer the many questions about our fast-changing world. You will also gain an understanding of important theoretical debates, global political systems and policy making.

The Sociology element examines the organisation of contemporary societies and explores the opportunities and structural inequalities that define our everyday lives. You will have the chance to study topics such as culture, identity, and class, and gain an appreciation of the complex interplay between local and global forces, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis. This course will develop your critical thinking and skills in the analysis, interpretation and production of social data.

Career prospects

You will develop analytical and critical thinking skills alongside an expert insight into the global political landscape. This expertise is transferable and highly sought-after in a range of careers.

You will be well suited to a wide range of career options, including:

  • the Civil Service
  • NGOs
  • journalism
  • teaching and education
  • international organisations
  • the corporate sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Myths and mysteries in world politics
  • International relations theories 
  • Researching society: qualitative methods
  • Classic social theory
  • Sociology in Action
  • Political and Economic Data Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

A-Level

  • Grades BBB or 120 UCAS tariff points
  • A-Level General Studies and 'A' Level Critical Studies are not accepted
  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics or Statistics at grade 4 (C) (or equivalent) are also required.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • 30 points (no specific subjects required).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16240 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK
Full-time: £9,250 for the first year of study 
  • EU
Full-time: £16,240 for the first year of study 
  • Non-EU
Full-time: £16,240 for the first year of study

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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