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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BA International Relations course explores our ever-changing political landscape. With such a varied range of topics, it’s no wonder our graduates go on to such diverse and successful careers. This degree will prepare you for a career in international organisations, business, finance, government institutions, agencies, and the media. Our programme is designed to offer you a specialisation as you progress with your degree, according to your main area of interest. You can also take courses which allow you to specialise in the International Relations of different regions, including the USA, Latin America, the EU, Asia, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. We’ll introduce you to the main concepts and approaches to the study of international relations and encourage you to analyse, interpret and evaluate world political events and issues. It’s a broad remit as you’ll investigate security, nationalism and warfare while also addressing politics within international law and institutions, the global economy, and issues related to development and developing states. Reasons to study this programme are: Acquire an analytical grasp of contemporary social, political and economic issues as well as conflicts at international and regional level; Broaden your perspective by understanding the main actors and institutions in the international system and their impact on society; Gain vital work experience with an international internship, enhancing your career opportunities, while building experience with writing in a range of professional formats from project evaluations, policy briefs and policy-maker profiles to NGO campaign analyses and project grant applications; Take part in field trips to the European Parliament, Council and Commission and NATO in Brussels and the International Court of Justice in the Hague and Learn from faculty academics leading research in specialist areas from ‘US Grand Strategy’ to ‘International Human Rights’. Our graduates go on to work in a range of fields including government (for instance, the Diplomatic Service and Ministry of Defence in the UK), charities, journalism, banking, research and policy think tanks, humanitarian organisations and international organisations. Their workplaces have included the Embassy of Dominican Republic, the European Commission, Moody’s Investors Service, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the US Department of Homeland Security.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96

University information

Richmond, The American International University in London

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    Richmond, The American International University in London, Queens Road, Richmond upon Thames, TW10 6JP, England

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