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International Relations with Italian BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is subject to a review which may mean a change to the units of study. **Overview**These courses give you the opportunity to study International Relations in combination with a language. You will undertake practical language classes for your minor language, while also developing an understanding of the social and cultural environment in which the language is spoken.In the study of politics, historical background, socioeconomic indicators and ideological imperatives are analysed and cultural, gender and ethnic identities are examined. You can study UK politics, political thought and International Relations theory, European politics, international politics and security, 'issue' politics (for example, environmentalism or war and peace) and comparative politics.Proficiency in modern languages will give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments.Minor languages available: French, Spanish, Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian and Japanese. This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Our newly refurbished Language Resource Centre is equipped with wireless laptops, PCs and voice recognition software for language training. It is also home to our multimedia and audio language learning laboratories, media booths for group-work with PCs or large flat screen TVs and multiple satellite channels broadcast in foreign languages with recording facilities.- The majority of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.- Offers an in-depth and varied account of the nature of international politics in the 21st century.- A variety of options enable students to study the kind of politics that suits them and include issues such as international security, poverty and hunger and Human Rights.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BCC - BBC

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • 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 3,500 students from more than 120 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

    15th out of 23 1

    65th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    20th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    4th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    119 54%

    42nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    71st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    8th

    10

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