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Politics, International Studies and Global Sustainable Development BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University of Warwick

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why Warwick?**The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration. We’ve built a strong reputation for upholding the highest academic and research standards.Today, more than 27,000 students thrive in a supportive, welcoming space where everything you need to study, live and have fun is close to hand. Explore what Warwick has to offer, and you’ll develop a skillset that sets you apart, and sets you up to succeed. What that success looks like is up to you.**The course**Global Sustainable Development (GSD) requires a global political dialogue. Understanding key political concepts, ideologies, and practices of national and international governments is essential for providing solutions for sustainable development. This course considers testing questions: Why do states marginalise human rights in place of geopolitical aims? Why has water and food security become a critical foreign policy concern for governments? Why does political gridlock frequently emerge in discussions on climate change? You'll be seeking to answer these questions, combining theoretical and analytical approaches from politics with the interdisciplinary outlook of GSD.You’ll also complete professional skills certificates as part of the course, and will have the opportunity to spend part of your second year studying abroad at our partner institution, Monash University, home to the world-leading Monash Sustainable Development Institute. Alternatively, you may choose to apply for an intercalated year abroad or a work placement (subject to you meeting departmental academic requirements).Students are automatically enrolled on the three-year course, however you have the option to change to a four-year course with an intercalated year in the third year.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAA

To include grade B in English and Mathematics GCSE. Offers exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 85 1

    13th out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    169 77%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    6th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 70%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    31st

    60

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