48 months
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19800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

In a world regularly rocked by major upheavals, this course offers you a solid grounding in political systems and ideas, and contemporary global challenges. The Politics and International Relations (Hons) Including Placement Year degree is offered at University of Bath.

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Overview

This Politics and International Relations (Hons) Including Placement Year  degree at University of Bath  combines the study of political theories and concepts with the study of global affairs. You will gain the knowledge and analytical skills required to understand and respond to contemporary international and domestic socio-political challenges, from political polarisation to climate change. The integrated study of politics and international relations allows you to tailor your degree to suit your interests.

In your first year you’ll study topics such as political theory and analysis, comparative political systems, international relations, international political economy and UK politics in a global context.

Study in an enriched learning environment

You’ll learn from academics with expertise in a wide breadth of contemporary political subjects. Their international collaborations and research activities inform their teaching. You’ll experience a course-wide approach to developing your professional and practical skills with an emphasis on employability.

Prepare for your future

Our politics graduates are found in a wide range of public, private and voluntary sector jobs. Popular destinations are jobs in the banking and finance industries, the media, public administration, and national, European and international political institutions and organisations. Many graduates have chosen to pursue an academic career with further study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International organisation
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Foreign policy-making and its analysis
  • International comparative politics
  • Advanced international relations
  • Plus optional units

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your application, especially your personal statement, should demonstrate your enthusiasm for politics or international relations. This might include relevant reading, involvement in political or debating societies, voluntary work for charities, or activism for a political party or an NGO.

  • You do not need to have studied Politics before to be suitable for this course, and your relevant experiences and interests are more important than which subjects you have previously studied.
  • We know that the context in which you are studying can have an impact on your ability to perform your best in exams and coursework, or limit which subjects or qualifications you are able to study at your school or college. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19800 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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