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Politics and International Relations (4 years full time including sandwich year) BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– You’ll be able to combine your study of politics and international relations with a special focus on human rights and social justice.– The course has a strong emphasis on the practical skills needed to be successful in the world of politics-related work.– This course helps you make an informed contribution to political life in your community and become active in our democratic society.**Sandwich Year**This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a relevant setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.**About this course**How can citizens work together to achieve common goals? How can the UK adapt to the continuing challenges of Brexit? How do world events impact on our daily lives? This course gives you the knowledge to debate these questions and many others. Crucially, you’ll also develop the skills necessary to make a practical difference in the world and enhance your employability.This course offers a wide choice of topics, such as political ideals, global terrorism and developmental economics. You’ll have the opportunity to specialise in areas of particular interest.You’ll complete a research project on a topic of interest, for which you’ll have training in research skills. The project will culminate in a presentation at our annual student conference.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Kingston University

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  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    72 33%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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