Politics and International Relations BA (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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UCAS CODE L290
How do relationships between nations shape our world? Who holds the power? What are the political processes that impact our day to day lives?On BA Politics and International Relations, you’ll consider these questions by studying the core areas of comparative politics, political theory and international relations. You can also broaden your understanding of domestic and global politics by choosing from a wide range of optional modules. These explore diverse specialist areas such as social ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
37th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
24th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
14th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
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 - 92 = 8% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
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
60%
History
57%
Economics
32%
English Literature
25%
Mathematics
19%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£19,000 per year
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Latest International Relations reviews

International Relations
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Student Reviewer
25 May 21

Politics and International Relations BA (Hons)

Very varied Few contact hours Lack of communication from tutors Lack of respect from university itself Doesn’t feel...
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Alexander
21 Dec 18

Loved freshers week and great social life. Somewhat stressful with coursework and...

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How International Relations students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 15 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 53%
3 star 20%
2 star 0%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,063 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 52%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of Nottingham

University Park Nottingham
NG7 2RD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Beeston  1.1 miles away

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