What will I learn?

Gain a world-class education in international relations theory and modern political thought.This degree will give you a comprehensive view of the interlinking disciplines of politics and international relations. You'll achieve a firm understanding of government, political thought, empirical and theoretical approaches to international relations, and how multiple levels of political governance – national, regional and international – interact in the world.The programme offers a huge variety of module options, allowing you to specialise in particular themes, topics and areas. You can examine global ethics, US foreign policy, race and racism in world politics or the intricacies of the European Union. You may also choose modules from other schools, covering subjects such as English, history, geography and languages.You have the opportunity to study abroad in your third year, immersing yourself in the culture and politics of another country.

Which department am I in?

Politics and International Relations

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,000.00 (US$ 26,666) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022


Main Site

Mile End Road,


Tower Hamlets,

E1 4NS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants who have successfully completed a two-year Associate / Junior college degree, with a GPA of 3.5 or above, may also be considered for admission to undergraduate degree programmes. Applicants who have completed a specialised Associate / Junior college degree may be considered for entry to the second year of a degree at Queen Mary. IELTS Academic: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Queen Mary University of London

Students of all backgrounds can enjoy an exceptional education, and all the culture that London has to offer, if they choose to study at Queen Mary.

  • A world-leading Russell Group university
  • An exceptionally diverse student body
  • Excellent facilities with lots of investment
  • Has produced eight Nobel Prize winners

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