BSc International Relations & Sociology

Aston University
A Birmingham (Inghilterra)

10.348 
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Importo originale in GBP:
£ 9.250

Informazioni importanti

Tipologia Bachelor's degree
Luogo Birmingham (Inghilterra)
Inizio Settembre 2018
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Birmingham (Inghilterra)
  • Inizio:
    Settembre 2018
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Our BSc in International Relations and Sociology offers a fascinating insight into the sociological and political challenges facing our society in the 21st century.

Informazioni importanti

Requisiti: Entry requirements ABB from 3 A-levels. General Studies accepted.

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Dove e quando

Inizio Luogo
Set-2018
Birmingham
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inghilterra
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Inizio Set-2018
Luogo
Birmingham
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inghilterra
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Cosa impari in questo corso?

English Language
Conflict
International Relations
Politics
Access
Options
IT
Social Policy
Sociology
English
International
University
Public
Government
English
Government

Programma

3 years full time or 4 years with integrated placement year

UCAS Code: LL2H

Typical Offers
A-levels
: ABB from 3 A-levels. General Studies accepted. 

Whilst the grades listed here are our entry requirements, we understand that predicted grades are only an estimate. We will therefore consider applicants with predicted grades that fall below these entry requirements if the application is of a high standard. However, any offer made will not be lower than stated above.  In addition to your predicted grades, when making offers we also consider your previous academic performance (eg GCSEs), your school/college reference and the commitment and motivation you demonstrate for your chosen course via the personal statement. Applicants and their teachers/advisers are welcome to contact us with individual queries about entry qualifications via   If you already have your grades and would like to check your suitability for one of our courses please contact us via e-mail.  Applicants and their teachers/advisers are welcome to contact us with individual queries about entry qualifications via  . 

View our Admissions Policy.  

IB: 33 points in the IB diploma including TOK/Bonus points. Standard level Maths and English 5 required.
Access: Pass Access to HE Diploma with Merit in each module.  Humanities or Social Sciences Access course preferred, but other courses considered on an individual basis.
BTEC: National Extended Diploma DDD.  Mix of Diploma/ Subsidiary Diploma/A-levels acceptable. 

We accept a wide range of UK, EU and International qualifications: please contact us for further advice.

Specific subject requirements:
GCSE English Language and Maths Grade C/4.

The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

Tuition fees 2017/18:  £9,250 (£1,250 during placement year) for UK/EU students. £14,000 (£2,500 during placement year) for overseas students.  . 

Applicants receiving offers are invited to an open day.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. 

Our BSc in International Relations and Sociology offers a fascinating insight into the sociological and political challenges facing our society in the 21st century. This multi-disciplinary programme provides a comprehensive understanding of social and political processes, the sociology of inter-group relations and the relationships between states. You will examine the roles played by organisations, international institutions, multi-national corporations and NGOS. You will also benefit from teaching staff who are internationally recognised researchers in fields such as ethnic and gender equalities, global change, theories of social change, relations between the European Union and its eastern neighbours, as well as the politics and governance of Poland and the Ukraine. Strengths of the programme include its focus on key contemporary issues, policy and decision making, and international comparisons of structures and policies. The placement year is an optional feature of the programme and is designed to give you real life experience and to act as a springboard for your future career. Our International Relations and Sociology graduates are in demand from a wide range of employers where a sound understanding of societies, organisations, institutions and communication skills are required.

Sample module options: The modules below are indicative only. When an offer is made, students will receive a detailed programme specification which forms part of our terms and conditions.

Year 1

Core modules:
Introduction to the Concepts and Methods of International Relations
The Making of the Modern World
Introduction to the European Union
What’s trending? (Current affairs in International Relations and Politics)

Social Theory 1
Becoming a Social Scientist


Year 2

Core modules:
International Relations: Theories and Issues
Regional Politics and Society

Research Methods
Contemporary Social  Theory

Optional modules:
Introduction to Political Economy
Security Studies in a Changing World

Advanced Contemporary Social Theory
Advanced Research Methods
Global Society
Embodiment and Feminist Theory
CSI: Crime, Subversion and Injustice
Media and Society
Kith and Kin: Family Lives in a Social Context
The Social Life of Stuff
Health Matters
Race and Racisms
Contested Cities and Changing Neighbourhoods


Year 3

Placement year


Final Year

Core modules:
Dissertation
Research and Dissertation Skills

Optional modules:
EuroSim: Learning Negotiation through Simulation Games
The International Relations of East Asia
Religion and Politics in Contemporary Europe
Political Communication
The American Presidency
Nationalism & Political Power
Political Parties and Party Systems
Conflict and Politics in Contemporary Balkans
Contemporary Conflict
Diplomacy and Soft Power
The Far Right in Europe
The Politics of Climate Change
Understanding Foreign Policy
Northeast Asia: From Conflict to Cooperation
Gender and Politics
Interest groups and lobbying
Regions and Regionalism in Europe
Contemporary Political Theory
Political Leaders: Case Studies and Comparative Perspectives
Intellectuals and Politics
Power and Parliamentary Decision-Making
Ethics and International Politics

Ageing, Society, and Policy
Work, Organisations and Society
Racism, Class and Gender
Contemporary Social Movements
Corporate Power in a Globalised World
Sport, Culture and Society
Pregnancy and Politics
Food and Society in a Global Context
Learning to Labour: Education and Society
Religion and Society
Popular Music and Society
International Migration and Policy
Health Policy
The Challenges of Climate Change
The Citizen and the State