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BA (Hons)International Relations

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry / London
Tuition fee £9,000 per year
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This course is delivered by experts in international relations,
history, politics and global security, giving you the opportunity to
specialise in any or all of these areas.

If you choose this course you will benefit from:

  • The opportunity to undertake placements with organisations in the
    media, the House of Commons and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO)
    that the department has existing links with
  • The opportunity to attend a number of employability events to
    increase your competitive advantage in the job market
  • Access to teaching staff who are actively engaged in research that
    informs teaching on your course
  • An international experience with international staff, an
    international curriculum and the options of an overseas field trip,
    study abroad and overseas placement
  • Dedicated course and module websites that display key information
    such as timetables, assignment instructions and lecture notes, which
    facilitate interactive learning
  • Events and conferences featuring national and international
    politicians and dignitaries
  • Activities and events set up by the History, International
    Relations and Politics Society (HIPSOC), a society and Facebook site
    created and run by the students of the department

International Relations examines the key international and global
issues of the modern world. It is a lively, dynamic, multidisciplinary
course taught by experienced experts in the field.


In your first year you will cover the foundation of international
relations including the following subjects:

  • Rise of the Nation State
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Politics in Action
  • A History of Globalisation
  • World Politics Since 1945

In your second and final years you will apply these core subjects to
a range of practical case studies and projects. You will also have the
opportunity to specialise in the subject of your choice through
additional selective modules.

View the course structure and module list from year one through to
your final year.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this course you will be in a strong position to
offer prospective employers expertise and skills relevant to a range
of career pathways.

Past Coventry International Relations graduates have secured
interesting positions in the Civil Service, international
organisations, local government, the media, non-governmental agencies,
as well as private sector companies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Dec 1, 2019 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: Latvia