BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (International Relations)

Start Date:
September 2020; January 2021
3 years, full time

Study a degree that’s tailor-made for you.

A liberal arts degree gives you the freedom to focus on the subjects that most interest you. You’ll concentrate on a major area of study while maintaining a breadth of learning spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences.

The International Relations Major will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

You will explore both historic and present world affairs from a broad range of perspectives. This interdisciplinary approach will give you an insight into the complexities and contradictions of global politics.

You will examine a wide range of global issues including foreign policy, human rights, diplomacy, war and peace and international political economy.

You will also receive an exclusive discounted membership to Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) and have the opportunity to participate in the Model United Nations.

Elective modules will help you understand the breadth of this discipline and also give you a broad skillset.

Options to learn a language and study abroad at one of our international partners will help expand your learning and global outlook.

This degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in fields such as diplomacy, international business, economics, history, law and political science.

Tuition Fees
    £18,000 (fee for one academic year. Fees for subsequent years are subject to increase)
Entry Requirements 
  • 3 A-levels (typically BCC) or international equivalent Mathematics GCSE at grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent

English Language Requirements 

IELTS: Overall score of 6.0 with no score below 5.5 in any of the four components, or equivalent

Course Features 
  • A tailor-made degree that reflects your personal and professional interests

  • Opportunity to study abroad

  • A choice of over 50 electives spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences

  • Opportunity to participate in the Model United Nations

  • Exclusive discounted membership to Chatham House

  • Studying in London will enable you to examine global issues first-hand as they unfold

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Year 1

  • Contemporary International Security

  • International Law

  • International Relations Theory and Practice

  • Introduction to Human Rights

  • Politics of Development

  • Five Elective Modules

Year 2

  • Contemporary African Politics and History

  • International Organisations

  • Research Methods for International Relations

  • The Politics of Conflict in the Middle East

  • International Politics of the United States

  • Five Elective Modules

Year 3

  • Latin American Political History

  • Diplomacy and Negotiations

  • International Political Economy

  • Media and Global Politics

  • Five Elective Modules

  • Major Capstone (dissertation)

Course Leader 
Dr Mireille Hebing


'At Regent’s, you’re part of a really international community. The unique personal insights into my friends’ country’s politics, economics and general mindset has had an immense impact on my personal outlook on the world.'

Anya Nikolaeva, Russia

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