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International Relations BA

UCAS code: L250

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
A*AA
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Relations is an interdepartmental, multi-disciplinary programme addressing key global challenges, issues and approaches to politics. This three-year undergraduate course will provide you with a sophisticated understanding of International Relations, both as a subject of academic study and as intellectual preparation for a wide range of career choices. You will develop the ability to handle a broad range of evidence, analyse complex issues and present arguments in a clear, concise and effective manner, both orally and in writing.

Key benefits

  • King's is a leading centre for the study of international relations, conflict and conflict resolutions. Your learning will be supported by leading international experts who work closely with governments, armed forces and NGOs globally, including specialists on all the major regions of the world.
  • The degree features a variety of modules, enabling you to develop your specialist interests covering a wide range of areas.
  • This course draws cross-departmental expertise from War Studies, European & International Studies and The Dickson Poon School of Law.
  • King’s location in the heart of London gives unparalleled access to government, the media, museums, as well as major libraries and research institutes.
  • Our graduates go on to work in numerous sectors including in the UK and governments around the world, NGOs, International Organisations such as the UN, EU and NATO, they pursue careers in diplomacy, political analysis, journalism and much more.
  • The department was an unrivalled location in central London close to government, the City of London, he Imperial War Museum and leading NGOs and research institutions.
  • We rank 2nd in the UK for International Relations (The Guardian University Guide per Subject 2023).
Lili-Rose

I got to meet a lot of people with different opinions and from different backgrounds, which is really interesting when we get to share all that in debates during seminars. I find King’s amazing because it offers you a great balance between your studies and personal life, and I’m really excited about studying there for another two years.

Lili-Rose, International Relations BA

Employability

Our graduates go on to work in a range of fields including government (most commonly in Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs in the UK and abroad), academia, journalism, banking (often in emerging markets or risk analysis), research and policy think-tanks, humanitarian organisations and international organisations.

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Defence Analyst, Vision Gain
  • Parliamentary Assistant, House of Commons
  • Army Officer, British Army
  • Special Constable, Metropolitan Police
  • Consultant, Ernst & Young
  • Trainee Accountant, a legal practice
  • Account Executive, IT re-seller
  • Accounts Assistance, IJS Global
  • Creative Writer, Groupon

Curious to find out more? Access on-demand content including taster lectures and talks, and meet our current staff and students on our subject hub page.

Employability

Our graduates go on to work in a range of fields including government (most commonly in Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs in the UK and abroad), academia, journalism, banking (often in emerging markets or risk analysis), research and policy think-tanks, humanitarian organisations and international organisations.

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Defence Analyst, Vision Gain
  • Parliamentary Assistant, House of Commons
  • Army Officer, British Army
  • Special Constable, Metropolitan Police
  • Consultant, Ernst & Young
  • Trainee Accountant, a legal practice
  • Account Executive, IT re-seller
  • Accounts Assistance, IJS Global
  • Creative Writer, Groupon

Curious to find out more? Access on-demand content including taster lectures and talks, and meet our current staff and students on our subject hub page.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
A*AA
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

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