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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

An International Relations degree will help you to gain an appreciation of how states, international organisations, and non-state actors interact on the global stage. Supported by knowledgeable and passionate staff, you'll start by looking at the core theories of international relations and their underlying methods. You'll get a broad grounding in a range of topics in global politics such as terrorism, security studies, human rights, internet politics, and many others. The teaching team constantly updates the course content to reflect on the key developments in International Relations.A wide variety of options means you can pursue your own interests - with increasing levels of flexibility as you progress through the course. In the final year, you will engage more directly with current academic debates and contemporary political developments. You can also choose to specialise in how digital communications affect the global political landscape and graduate with the bracketed degree award of BA (Hons) International Relations (International Relations and Global Communications).With practical skills training including advanced analytical approaches, and placement and study abroad opportunities, an International Relations degree opens doors to a range of interesting and rewarding career possibilities. This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Flexible study options – with opportunities to take Combined or Joint Honours degrees and a wide range of units to study within the International Relations programme.- If you study French or Spanish together with International Relations, you’ll spend a year abroad, giving you language skills and an international perspective, as well as an unforgettable experience.- You will be taught by research-active staff. The course content is informed by the research specialisms of the teaching team. - Our courses include practical skills training to ensure you’re fully prepared for your future career.- You can also study a foreign language as part of the programme during your second year.- You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on placement gaining real-world experience or studying overseas.

Application deadline

15 January

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

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    119 54%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%



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