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International Relations (Flexible Honours) (2-year degree) BA (Hons)

University of Buckingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The University of Buckingham is:o Home of the 2-year degree – less cost and more focuso Top for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide)o Consistently ranked in the top 5 in England for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey)o Small group teaching focused – excellent student:staff ratio o Flexible – start your course in September or JanuaryInternational relations impact our everyday lives; through war and terrorism, climate change, migration and the clash of great powers, such as China and the United States. At Buckingham we provide students with the methods for understanding international relations and the tools for resolving global challenges and conflicts. You will study key concepts and theories and then apply these to countries and regions of the world, such as Latin America, China, the Middle East and Europe.Central to the Buckingham experience is small group teaching and a problem-centred approach. Lectures themselves are interactive, with classes normally no larger than 50 students and tutorials – which the forum for group discussion – typically having eight students. Lectures and tutorials are taken by regular staff, who are experts in their field, and not by graduate teaching assistants. And academics have an open door policy, so if you have problems or simply want to discuss further what has been presented in class you are welcome to do so. This is why Buckingham ranks so high in student satisfaction.Buckingham is also strongly committed to free speech, as evidenced by its consistent awarding by Spiked magazine of “green” (“has not restricted or regulated speech”).Flexible Honours Make your degree as unique as you! If you choose International Relations (Flexible Honours) you’ll have the freedom to tailor your International Relations degree to reflect your interests and passions by combining it with a wide range of other subjects taught here at the University. This means that when you graduate you will have a highly personalised degree that will suit you and your aspirations perfectly.If you choose Flexible Honours you have the freedom to select up to a third of your modules from the whole range of what is taught at the University. This means you can mix and match lots of different subjects ​with International Relations or focus solely on International Relations. At every stage, your Personal Tutor will be on hand to advise and guide your choices.Availability of modules are subject to timetabling constraints, minimum and maximum class sizes and any agreed pre-requisite modules.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,800per year

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A level : BBC


University information

University of Buckingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1EG, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    114 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%



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