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International Relations and Diplomacy (with optional Hague Exchange) BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you aspire to a career in international affairs, diplomatic circles and global politics? Offering unique opportunities for an optional year-long study exchange in The Hague, this degree explores the political, social and economic challenges facing countries worldwide.

Why choose this course?

You will develop in-depth knowledge of international affairs, advocacy, democracy, human rights, social policy and global security. This enables you to analyse latest events in world affairs to become a better informed global citizen.

Is this course for you?

BA (Hons) International Relations and Diplomacy will inspire anyone interested in peace-building initiatives and promoting good relations between people, communities and countries. It is truly international and interdisciplinary, so you will engage with a broad range of subjects.

How you will learn

Linking theories directly to practice, we offer specialist training in areas such as arbitration, conflict resolution and diplomacy. Through our partnerships in the wider diplomatic community, there are opportunities for internships with international institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations, and charities.

Opportunities and experiences

You can study part of your degree in the legal capital of the world at the Hague University of Applied Sciences. There are fascinating fieldtrips too, including visits to the Foreign Office and embassies plus a week-long stay in Geneva taking in the United Nations Office.

Careers and employability

BA (Hons) International Relations and Diplomacy makes you highly competitive in the graduate employment market. It prepares you for rewarding careers in embassies, global agencies, development organisations, transnational corporations, and diplomatic communities.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(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.

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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

    79th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    105 51%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%



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