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Global Affairs and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?Through a unique mix of history, politics and journalism, this innovative new degree will help you understand the world as it was, as it is now, and how it could be. It's for ambitious and curious students who want to solve the world's problems. A brand new course for September 2021 for people who want to really understand the world we live in and have a burning desire to make things better. It's unique because it blends the study of history, politics and journalism to shed light on the root causes of today's societal issues.IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?If you're looking to develop problem-solving skills and a 'can do' attitude that will help you go into a wide range of job roles including in politics, campaigning, think-tanks, NGOs, charities, civil or diplomatic services this course is for you. HOW YOU WILL LEARNYou’ll have the chance to apply your learning by taking part in debates and public-facing events, working with regional organisations. Develop your communication skills and confidence with thought-provoking debates and discussions. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCESYou will work with a group, organisation or company on a project that either recommends or implements change. You will also get another opportunity to problem-solve with an advanced community or digital project. You’ll also develop a research paper about the future sustainability and present your findings at a conference, meaning you’ll start to make a difference whilst your studying. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITYGraduates will be well-informed about the major global issues of our time and the skills you gain will make you attractive to employers in politics, journalism, campaigning, think-tanks, NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations), charities, the civil or diplomatic services, and inter-governmental institutions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Derby

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  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 85

    58th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    113 51%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 57%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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