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BSc Politics and International Relations

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November 2024

Programme Duration

3-6 years (Graduate Entry and Standard Entry)

Academic Direction
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Modes of Study
Local teaching centre

Engage with some of the biggest issues facing the international community, including the causes of war and the conditions of peace. Analyse how political power is distributed and organised within and between states and learn about the principles of international economic relations, such as globalisation.

Key features

  1. Gain access to LSE's thought leadership

    Earn a prestigious degree from the University of London, developed by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a pioneer in social science research with Nobel Prize winners and several past or present heads of states among its alumni. LSE is responsible for the syllabus, curriculum and assessments.

  2. A degree recognised around the world

    Benefit from a degree modelled on the undergraduate degrees taught on campus at LSE. Achieve a prestigious degree from the University of London, a leading force in higher education with programmes in 190 countries and an influential global alumni community.

  3. Engaging learning resources

    Take your learning to the next level with a vast array of engaging content on the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) including printed study materials, audio-visual and revision guides, forums to work collaboratively with others and an Online Library of electronic academic items.

  4. Gain a UK education near you

    Receive a prestigious qualification from the University of London without having to relocate to the United Kingdom to study on campus. Benefit from classroom teaching and support, face-to-face interactions with peers, and a campus culture at one of our Recognised Teaching Centres worldwide.

  5. Turbocharge your career trajectory

    Get to grips with the governing principles of international relations and gain the tools you need to launch careers in politics, research, management and consultancy or embark on a master’s programme in this area. Gain highly desirable transferrable skills including how to question and analyse information, develop arguments, and communication.

  6. Join our global alumni community

    Enjoy lifelong ties to the University of London and our global alumni community of graduates in over 190 countries. Join distinguished academics, writers and industry leaders across all sectors and enjoy wide-ranging benefits from access to events across the world to free online courses and more. 


Alumni inspiration: Daniel El Gamry, BSc Politics and International Relations, UK

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  • November 2024 - application deadline closes