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Politics and International Studies- BA

Bachelor’s Degree
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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.0
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By studying politics and international relations in Essex, you will gain a deeper understanding of global problems. You will also be studying in one of the most politically diverse cities in the UK. You learn from experts who are influential on issues of global importance - from political corruption to global health policy. You will also put your knowledge into action by engaging with current events. These are influential speakers, including MPs and NATO representatives.

This course enables you to learn how politics works between countries and between countries. It provides a comprehensive foundation on all major areas of political science and international relations and broadens your understanding of the world system, while training you in research and critical thinking skills called employers.

Studying Politics and International Relations in Essex will train you to question everything confidently, to support strong evidence, and to have the courage to challenge others. Essex encourages you to be brave and strong, and support your thinking with a broad range of facts and ideas. 


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October 2020

3 Years


Colchester  Campus

October 2021

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2022

3 Years


Colchester  Campus

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