Hear from a tutor and student about studying International Relations at Liverpool Hope.
In conjunction with your course in International Relations you can take a second subject area, and this gives an added dimension to the way in which you can shape your studies and gives you different and unique perspectives on how the international community works and operates.
International Relations is a multi-disciplinary subject, which draws in contributions from politics, history, media, sociology, law, economics and religion. Global issues dominate the news headlines on a daily basis and International Studies will allow you to focus on this dimension of Politics. This is an opportunity to become an expert in international issues in a historical, political and cultural context.
Why choose this subject?
The courses and topics available to study include:
And one of the following:
Choose two from:
The standard offer level is a minimum of 300 UCAS points, including a minimum of two A/A2 levels or equivalent.
International Relations is a combined honours course and can be studied in combination with the following subjects:
|International Relations and Accounting||UCAS code NL42|
|International Relations and Biblical Studies||UCAS code V6L2|
|International Relations and Business Management||UCAS code NL25|
|International Relations and Childhood & Youth||UCAS code LL52|
|International Relations and Criminology||UCAS code LL3G|
|International Relations and English Literature||UCAS code QL32|
|International Relations and Geography||UCAS code FL25|
|International Relations and History||UCAS code VL12|
|International Relations and Law||UCAS code LM2C|
|International Relations and Media & Communication||UCAS code LP23|
|International Relations and Philosophy & Ethics||UCAS code LV2M|
|International Relations and Politics||UCAS code L290|
|International Relations and Psychology||UCAS code LC2V|
|International Relations and Social Policy||UCAS code LL24|
|International Relations and Special Educational Needs||UCAS code XL12|
Each course combination results in a BA Hons degree.
A degree in International Relations helps you to prepare for a wide range of careers. In any job that has an international dimension, an International Relations degree is of use. You will have the skills to work in international politics (with the UN or the EU), or international law (with international human rights groups like Amnesty), or indeed with any company that is involved in trading (travel companies, banks, international corporations etc).
Many students also move on to postgraduate degrees. In conjunction with your course in International Relations you’d take a second subject area, and this gives an added dimension to the way in which you can shape your studies and give you different and unique perspectives on how the international community works and operates. In a competitive employment market Hope’s International Relations course allows you to tailor your studies to address contemporary demand.