Taught course

International Relations

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Social Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sociology, Politics, Economics, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Human Geography, History, Business Studies, Criminology, Journalism, Media Studies, Anthropology, Education Studies, Peace Studies, European Studies, International Political Economy, Social Work, Law, Social Sciences, Social Policy, Development Studies, Events Management, Marketing, Security Studies or International Relations, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Months of entry

September, January

Course content

Open up a world of opportunities by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you will gain an understanding of these challenges at a local and global level.

You will discover how the subject has evolved, considering traditional theories and how they compare with contemporary thinking and current events. By studying global institutions such as the World Bank, United Nations and the EU, and the role they play on the political stage, you will gain an insight into how they deal with the shifting political and social issues that influence decision making at a national, regional and worldwide level.

You will also explore the impact of globalisation and its consequences for international society, enhancing your skills and capability in tackling the ethical challenges occurring in the world around you.

Research Excellence Framework 2014 - 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

online
5-15 months
part time
15 months
full time
5 months

Further details of qualification

This course can be studied on campus or online.

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Enquiries
Email
admissionsenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk