International Relations

BA (Hons) or BSc (Hons)

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: 3 years

Part time: up to 6 years




School of Social Sciences


Make sense of a world that’s constantly in flux. Our International Relations degree will help you develop informed opinions on what’s going on in the world.

You’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of the most pressing political issues of our time, including:

  • nationalism and populism
  • world poverty and global trade justice
  • security, terrorism and peacebuilding
  • climate change, global development and migration
  • gender equality and racial justice.

And you’ll be surrounded by people who’re socially, politically, and environmentally aware and active.

This is a joint honours course. It lets you explore two of your passions and examine how they inform one another. You can combine International Relations with:

  • Anthropology
  • Communication, Media and Culture
  • Criminology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Japanese Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology.

Specific entry requirements