Politics and International Relations BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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UCAS CODE L2L5
This degree provides a grounding in some of the major aspects of politics and international relations. Youll learn about international systems and global governance political theory, UK, European and US politics, international political economy and undertake area-based studies of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.**Why study BA Politics with International Relations at Goldsmiths**- We offer a distinctive approach that combines the study of politics and international relations, giving you the ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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95th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
62nd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
65th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
Full Time
3 Years

Politics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 82 = 18% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 2022

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
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The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Government & Politics
42%
History
33%
English Literature
26%
Economics
25%
Sociology
24%

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Latest International Relations reviews

International Relations
SR
Student Reviewer
19 Dec 18

International Relations BA (Hons)

I'm overall very happy so far. As an international student I feel very supported and safe...

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How International Relations students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 19 reviews

5 star 16%
4 star 58%
3 star 26%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 993 reviews

5 star 19%
4 star 49%
3 star 26%
2 star 4%
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Goldsmiths, University of London
CUG ranking
62nd
Student rating
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Goldsmiths, University of London - a part of the esteemed University of London - is a pioneering institution in the UK’s capital. Founded in 1891, the university has a global reputation for world-class research and innovative courses. The university’s New Cross campus in South East London is well known for its active arts and music scene, and consistently produces new and exciting artists, creators, performers and makers, many of whom go on to become cultural icons and pioneers in their fields. Goldsmiths is highly rated for the quality of its research and for its Art, Design, Music, and Media and Communications departments in particular. Students benefit from being part of the tight-knit creative community which develops at Goldsmiths' single-site campus in London. Many graduates go on to find work placements with companies such as the BBC or Alexander McQueen.

Where you'll study

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London New Cross London
Lewisham
SE14 6NW United Kingdom Nearest tube station: New Cross  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: New Cross  0.1 miles away

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