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International Relations BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The International Relations degree at DMU helps you to develop an in-depth understanding of the underlying forces that shape global decisions. You will study the crucial issues in contemporary international politics: the rise of new powers such as China and India, the crisis in Syria, the challenges of resolving the Eurozone crisis, the problems of facing terrorism and the persistence of poverty and inequality in the global south.**- Innovative teaching approaches linking theory and practice** such as simulations, engagement with House of Commons committees and the DMU Policy Commission**- The only university in the UK to hold both Congress to Campus and European Parliament to Campus**with former members of US Congress and former Members of European Parliament to enhance your study experience**- Unique learning environment, with the opportunity to participate in real debates, attend conferences and learn from guest speakers**which have included prominent political figures such as the former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and the House of Commons Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow**- DMU is recognised as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence**as a result of research and teaching excellence in European studies**- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal**trips have included Hong Kong, Berlin, Brussels, Washington and New York**- Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies**including Rolls Royce, GlaxoSmithKline, Heathrow Airport and the House of Commons**International Relations with Languages**You can combine International Relations with a foreign language, from beginners to post-GCSE level. At a time when the graduate employment market is very competitive, having a recognised competence in a foreign language can set you apart from most other graduates and enhance your career prospects.You will take a 30 credit beginners’ or post-GSCE module in your chosen language (which will equate to two hours of language classes) and one hour of cultural studies per week, learning about the country and its people. You will also have the opportunity to put your skills into practice by studying abroad between years two and three.You can study either:• International Relations with French (at beginners’ or post-GCSE level) OR• International Relations with Mandarin Chinese (at beginner level only), with the opportunity to experience Chinese life on campus at the Confucius Institute

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,750per 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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UCAS Points : 112

from at least two A Levels.Plus five GCSEs at grades A*–C (9 - 4) including English Language and Maths.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    100 46%

    73rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    49th

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