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Politics and International Relations BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Bristol has an impressive reputation for teaching and research in politics and international relations and this course offers an enriching experience with exciting intellectual challenges.You will study the politics of individual countries and governments and the relationships between states, communities and individuals.The first year includes four compulsory units to ensure a solid grounding in the discipline. You will have greater choice as you progress through the course. The final year provides an exceptional range of units based on staff research interests, including political theory, international relations, political economy, UK politics, US politics, gender, security and conflict.We emphasise research skills, with a compulsory unit in the first year and a dissertation in the final year. The dissertation enables you to conduct a piece of supervised political research on a topic of your choice.You will have the opportunity to apply to spend half a year studying abroad at a partner university; see our Global Opportunities website for more information (https://www.bristol.ac.uk/global-opportunities/).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Standard offer: AAA including an essay-based subject.Contextual offer: ABB including an essay-based subject.Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    169 81%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    78th

    61

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