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BA/BSc (Hons) International Relations and Diplomacy (Joint Honours)

University of Derby
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Derby
01 September 2020
14,045 GBP
University of Derby

Program description

BA/BSc (Hons) International Relations and Diplomacy (Joint Honours)

International Relations and Diplomacy (Joint Honours)

International Relations and Diplomacy is a stimulating and challenging subject. Study it as part of a Joint Honours degree and you will open up a world of opportunity, including the chance of work-based learning overseas. You will graduate with vital skills in arbitration, conflict resolution and diplomatic practice.

Two subjects, one degree

A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying International Relations and Diplomacy Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine International Relations and Diplomacy Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with International Relations and Diplomacy in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.

Why choose this course?

International Relations and Diplomacy Joint Honours broadens your horizons and prepares you for a successful career within diplomatic communities. You will gain fascinating perspectives on current affairs and the complex relations between countries.

Is this course for you?

Joint Honours gives you the chance to cover two subjects in one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects..

Opportunities and experiences

Study visits to embassies, the Foreign Office, the United Nations Office and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research in Geneva will be key to your experience. There are internship opportunities with international organisations and guest lectures from professionals working in the field.

Admission requirements

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 128 points For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.
Subject Specific requirements for International Relations and Diplomacy: At least a C in any Social Science subjects such as History, Citizenship, Sociology or Politics at A Level (or equivalent qualification).
Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma or equivalent L3 qualifications including any specific subjects for your chosen combination. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

Subject Specific requirements for International Relations and Diplomacy: At least a C in any Social Science subjects such as History, Citizenship, Sociology or Politics at A Level (or equivalent qualification).


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above



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Program content

How you will learn

We emphasise interdisciplinary work that allows you to see the connections between International Relations, Politics and other disciplines. Along with analytical and critical skills, you will gain abilities in research, report writing and debate.

Tuition fees

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,045 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Career opportunities

Careers and employability

A Joint Honours degree featuring International Relations and Diplomacy stands you in good stead for careers in embassies, international development organisations and transnational corporations as well as teaching, political analysis, media, the civil service and the uniformed services.

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University of Derby

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DE22 1GB Derby
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