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Politics and International Relations at York St John University

When you study Politics and International Relations you confront issues with contemporary relevance and practical implications. Consider, debate and respond to some of the most pressing issues of our time; from climate change to international state security. You will learn to explain the historical drivers of social change and analyse the political landscape.

Studying Politics means investigating who and what has the power to dictate how we exist in society. On this course you will address the biggest political questions being asked today from local, national and global perspectives.

International Relations is the study of the relationships between states in a complex and evolving international system. On these courses you will explore and respond to complex ideas concerning states and state power, international security, human rights and global justice.

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Politics and Economics BA (Hons)

By studying Politics and Economics, you will develop a deep understanding of global markets and political systems. This course has been designed to deliver practical skills that enhance your employability. Career prospects include roles such as an...

Politics, Philosophy and Economics BA (Hons)

This course provides you with a firm understanding of the key debates that face us in society today with the ability to view them from philosophical, political and economic lenses. With a specific focus of this programme on a range applied problems...

International Relations and History BA (Hons)

Find out how history informs the ideas and debates taking place on the global stage today. Explore issues of state power, human rights and global justice. Investigate historical research from around the world to build a global view of our past,...

International Relations and War Studies BA (Hons)

Our International Relations and War Studies degree combines 2 complementary subjects which are growing in popularity and prominence. On this degree you will explore state power, international security, human rights and the causes and consequences of...

International Relations BA (Hons)

International Relations is a growing academic subject which is relevant to the modern world and builds valuable transferable skills. On this degree you will explore and respond to complex ideas concerning states and state power, international...

Politics and History BA (Hons)

If you seek to understand the institutions, processes and events which shape our lives then History and Politics are essential disciplines to study. Contemporary states, politics and ideas cannot be fully understood without analysing their...

Politics and International Relations BA (Hons)

In an increasingly globalised world, politics and international relations tackle pressing contemporary issues such as state power, international security, human rights and global justice. ...

Politics BA (Hons)

Our Politics course is about more than the sound and fury of the daily headlines. It examines the point where power, principle and policy intersect and gets to grips with the practical implications of the most pressing questions of our time....

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