BA Degree in International Relations

Open University validated as BA (HONS) Social Sciences: International Relations with Combined Studies

This major examines the historical, ideological, economic and political aspects of international affairs. The program familiarizes students with the central concerns of international relations – foreign policy analysis, international organizations, strategic studies, diplomacy, international political economy, international law and international relations theory. Classroom-based instruction is supplemented by opportunities to participate in comprehensive overseas research and discussion trips. The major provides an excellent foundation for careers in international organizations, government agencies, the diplomatic service, international business and finance and international media. It also prepares students for more specialized graduate studies in international relations.

Degree requirements

The Richmond core curriculum course requirements (34-41 credits)

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