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International Relations and Modern History BA (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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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

**Overview**International relations scholars ask questions about how the world works today. Historians look to the past to make sense of the present. When studied together, these complementary disciplines can give you the fullest understanding of global politics: past, present and future.**About This Course**On this course you’ll explore current global political events, connections and decisions. At the same time you’ll establish a ‘long view’ of the events and processes that have given rise to these current situations. You’ll come to understand how things that happen in one place can have major consequences for people and communities living on the other side of the world. You’ll become familiar with the huge range of actors involved, from states and their governments, to stateless organisations such as Greenpeace or Al Qaeda, to international bodies such as the European Union and United Nations, to corporations, social classes, diasporas, and even individuals. Alongside all of this you’ll examine how the contemporary international system of separate states has roots going back more than three hundred years. You’ll be equipped to make sense of today’s global order, and to debate, argue and think about how it has developed throughout recent history. You’ll have the opportunity to explore how these two disciplines relate to one another, allowing you to gain a fascinating perspective on the world around you today. The two disciplines of International Relations and History are taught across two Schools at the University, both of which are very well known for the quality of their teaching and research. During the course you will have the opportunity to take part in study trips, internships and placements in Britain and Europe as well as having the option of a semester abroad in your second year. **Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: ****

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,100per year

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A level : BBB

including History, Ancient History, History of Art, Archaeology, Anthropology, Classical Civilisation, Classical Studies, Politics, Government and Politics, Psychology, English Literature or Sociology.


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University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 90 4

    36th out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    124 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    121 58%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%



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