Study in depth about international relations, including topics such as Europeanisation, politics of post-Communist states, security studies, the environment and transnational civil society. These are some of the most pressing issues in contemporary international politics and which have a particularly strong appeal to the overseas market.
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.
1st year modules
2nd year modules
3rd year modules
An optional paid placement year offers invaluable professional experience.
For further details see dmu.ac.uk/businessplacements
Erasmus/study abroad: Option to study in another country offers invaluable international experience. See dmu.ac.uk/balstudyabroad
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: £9000
International Fees: TBC
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