Learn about international relations, the politics of post-Communist states, security studies, the environment and transnational civil society. These are just some of the most pressing issues in contemporary international politics with a strong appeal to a variety of overseas organisations.
Reasons to study International Relations at De Montfort University:
UCAS course code: L250
Duration: Three years full-time, four years with a placement
Institution code: D26
We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications. Interview required: We may require you to attend an interview. We will be in touch with further information once you have applied.
International students: If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Lectures, tutorials and seminars, group work and self-directed study are used for teaching and learning. Assessment will include coursework (e.g. presentations, essays and reports) and normally an exam. You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures, tutorials etc) each week, and are expected to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work, research etc as required.
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Gain international experience through #DMUglobal and the Erasmus scheme
Fantastic opportunities are available throughout Europe and further afield for up to one year to gain invaluable educational, work-related and cultural experiences through our #DMUglobal| and Erasmus| schemes.
The course prepares you for senior roles in public and private organisations where you can influence major decisions that affect us all. The public sector is the UK’s largest employer and one of the most diverse, challenging and exciting sectors in which to work. There is real demand for suitably qualified managers who are interested in making a difference and who understand the implications of the global financial crisis, climate change, and sustainable development, health care and other issues affecting contemporary society. Recent graduates are employed by NHS Trusts, education, health and police authorities and civil service agencies, as well as in private sector business and management. Give yourself a competitive edge in the graduate job market by completing the optional placement year.
UK/EU Fees: £9,000
International Fees: £10,750
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Students are taught in the state-of-the-art £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with a selection of purpose built lecture theatres with capacities ranging from 50 to 250.
The building also features breakout spaces for group work, quiet study zones for individual work, high spec computer labs and an integrated bookshop.
An onsite coffee shop is also situated in the building for students to meet with friends and classmates.
Applications for undergraduate courses from UK/EU applicants must go through UCAS, you can fill out an application form through their website ucas.ac.uk|. If you do not have regular access to the internet or find it difficult to fill out applications online you can request an alternative format from UCAS either through their website ucas.ac.uk or via the contact details below.
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