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International Relations and History BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

International Relations and History explores globalization, human rights, international and regional politics, peace and conflict, political economy, security studies and strategic studies. You will also cover history through subjects including women’s history and gender, memory of war and conflict, and British social history.

Studying this three-year degree course opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.

YOUR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND HISTORY EXPERIENCE

During your three-year International Relations and History course you will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and The Society of Ancient Studies and History student society organises social and cultural events.

The degree structure is flexible, offering a wide-range of specialist modules, including international development, politics and democracy, which allow you to tailor your degree to suit your future career goals. You will be taught by innovative experts who have strong national and international links.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND HISTORY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will also learn to develop your ideas in a wide range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates are truly international and enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Government and Politics
  • Recruitment
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Heritage and Museums
  • Business
  • Business and Management
  • Law and Public Services

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 93 1

    36th out of 85 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    122 59%

    41st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    30th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    117 53%

    43rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    12th

    35

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