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Politics and International Relations BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

In a world regularly rocked by major upheavals, this course offers you a solid grounding in political systems and ideas, and contemporary global challenges.This degree combines the study of political theories and concepts with the study of global affairs. You will gain the knowledge and analytical skills required to understand and respond to contemporary international and domestic socio-political challenges, from political polarisation to climate change. The integrated study of politics and international relations allows you to tailor your degree to suit your interests.In your first year you’ll study topics such as political theory and analysis, comparative political systems, international relations, international political economy and UK politics in a global context. In your second year you'll delve further into political theory and analysis and advance your skills in research design and data analysis. You'll start to specialise, with themes such as conflict and security, foreign policy analysis, or the politics of environmental crisis. In your final year you’ll carry out a year-long dissertation and select optional units relating to your interests, covering themes such as international economic crises, war and peace, gender politics, and contemporary critical theories.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAA - A*AB

AAA or A*AB in three A levels.If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.Alternative offer:AAB in three A levels plus one of:grade A in an EPQ,grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate,grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification,grade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics (except if you are studying an A Level in that subject)If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 140 nationalities are represented among 3,500 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them at Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers to help them continue to build their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    164 75%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    3

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