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History, International Relations and Politics Degrees and Masters

Explore research-driven topics on British, European and World history, covering all periods from the 13th Century through to the 21st Century.

Our lecturers, all practising historians, are enthusiastic about their work and publish regularly as experts in their fields. Our diverse team of tutors are big enough to offer a variety of courses, but small enough to offer you a close-knit learning environment.

International study trips are available on our International Relations and Politics and International Development programmes.

BA International Relations and Politics explores contemporary issues such as threats to global security, the changing nature of international co-operation and power alignments, environmental politics, the future of democracy, and the politics of communication.

Our range of courses, undergraduate and postgraduate, are as follows:

Undergraduate History, International Relations and Politics Programmes

  • History BA (Hons)
    • History BA (Hons) offers innovative, research-driven topics on British, European and World history, covering all periods from the 13th Century through to the 21st Century.

Studying History as a joint honours degree, combined with another subject, gives you the opportunity to pull together your varied interests and apply what you learn across both subject areas.

On our History and Education Studies (Joint Honours) BA (Hons) course you will study a wide range of topics that, after the first year, can be tailored to suit your own individual interests. You will be immersed in examining the range of disciplines associated with their chosen subjects including the psychology, sociology, philosophy and history of education.

This course will develop your ability to understand and analyse literary texts and to have a true understanding of the historical context in which they are set. Whether you’re passionate about Shakespeare, Dickens or Toni Morrison, this course is designed to enthuse and inspire you whilst broadening your knowledge and understanding of English Literature and History.

This course provides you with an excellent grounding for careers across the public, private and voluntary sectors. Uou will develop a critical understanding of contemporary issues such as threats to global security, the changing nature of international co-operation and power alignments, environmental politics, the future of democracy, and the politics of communication.

This course will help you develop a critical understanding of contemporary issues such as threats to global security, the changing nature of international co-operation and power alignments, environmental politics, the future of democracy and the politics of communication.

Postgraduate History, International Relations and Politics Programmes

History MA is designed for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of history across a range of periods, regions and theoretical perspectives. The MA in History provides you with opportunities to study the subject at an advanced level.

International Relations MA is especially designed for those with an interdisciplinary background who wish to fully comprehend core issues and approaches within International Relations post 9/11. The subject gives you a thorough and sensitive knowledge of interests, ethnicities and cultures allowing you to understand the global condition.

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