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International Relations BA (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.International Relations is the study of global affairs, but it is also the study of ideas, interactions structures that affect almost everything around us. At Keele, you will find one of the most long-standing subject concentrations in International Relations within the UK.The study of International Relations covers key issues of international threats, conflict, competition, cooperation, development and globalisation, providesa solid understanding of international organisations such as the UN and the European Union. IR as a discipline also covers structures of power and influence. Our IR experts specialise in a broad range of topics, including security and terrorism studies, the environment, gender, development,peace and conflict, international history, political economy, international organisation, and IR and political theories. We have regional expertise in the politics of Europe, Eurasia, Africa, China and the Middle East.Our programme develops a range of analytical skills to help you interpret and explain the processes at work in unfolding current events. In a world of complex interdependence, such skills are of increasing relevance to many areas of business, industry and government. This course provides an invaluable set of analytic perspectives through which to understand the world, which appeals to many employers. You might work in journalism, the civil service, the European Parliament or as a political researcher for an MP or thinktank. You might join international organisations such as aid and development agencies, charity foundations or businesses.About 25% of graduates study for higher degrees. Some of our well-known graduates include Laurence Mann, the political private secretary to David Cameron, Farah Faisal, Higher Commissioner for the Maldives, and Paul Rimmer, Director at the Ministry of Defence.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 85 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    111 51%

    53rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    37th

    27

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