International Studies & Politics

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name International Studies & Politics
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code L290
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
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Duration 3 years.
Qualification Letters BA Joint Hons
Entry Requirements

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A level requirements

Irish leaving certificate requirements

Access/Foundation Course
Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70%.

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Application Fee The application fee is £18 if you’re applying to just one course, or £24 for multiple courses, and for late applications sent after 30 June.
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Course Content


The Joint Honours Programme in International Studies and Politics provides students with an in-depth, interdisciplinary understanding of contemporary politics, international affairs and conflict situations in their political, historical, ...

Subjects Taught

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Students are introduced to the study of politics, and politics and the media, the state of world politics, international history and contemporary Europe.

Students who intend to study Politics at Stages 2 and 3 must choose between two and...

Assessment Method

Expand+A variety of assessment methods are used, depending on the learning objectives of each module, including coursework essays, written examinations, oral presentations, weekly assignments, learning logs, group projects, and dissertations



Careers or Further Progression

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Studying for a degree in Politics and International Studies at Queen's will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, pro...

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