B.A. Politics and International Relations with a Year in Continental Europe (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

This very popular programme offered by the School of Politics and International Relations from University of Kent combines all the strengths of our three-year BA degree in Politics and International Relations with the unique opportunity to spend a year in continental Europe at a partner institution.

Important information

Requirements: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more


Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

International Relations

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Introduction to International Politics
  • Introduction to Political Thought
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Globalisation and World Politics
  • Introduction to Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan
  • Analysing British Politics Today
  • International History and International Relations

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • International Organisation: The UN System
  • Comparative Politics: Dictatorship and Democracy
  • Political Research and Analysis
  • Presidents, Parliaments and Democracy
  • The Rise of China
  • Politics in the Classroom
  • Politics of Deeply Divided Societies
  • Resistance, Suffering and Leadership
  • International Conflict and Cooperation

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Year abroad

You can choose to study in the Czech Republic, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Switzerlando or Turkey where the teaching is in English. A full list of our available partnerships is available on our Go Abroad pages

Possible modules may include:

  • Politics and International Relations Year Abroad

Possible modules may include:

  • Terrorism and Political Violence
  • Politics of The Middle East
  • Understanding US Foreign Policy: War, Trans- formation and Terror
  • Conflict and Security in Africa
  • Political Behaviour in Britain
  • Humanitarian Communication
  • Market States and Post Democracy
  • Presidents, Parliaments and Democracy
  • Politics in the Classroom
  • Marxism
  • Politics of Deeply Divided Societies
  • Humans at War
  • Japan in the World
  • The Contemporary Politics of Japan
  • Ethics in International Relations
  • Foreign Policy Analysis and Management
  • Europe and the World
  • Post Communist Russia

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage