Why a degree in International Relations?
- Opportunities for many career paths including public affairs, international business, politics and government, journalism or international organisations such as the United Nations
- A well rounded degree that includes study of politics, economics, history, as well as a wide range of course electives
- International Relations attracts people from all over the world. You will study in a stimulating multicultural environment
Why The University of Nottingham?
- Students conduct research alongside top academics from diverse backgrounds
- Graduates gain a strong academic foundation, making them highly sought after by top employers
- Students can participate on exchanges at Nottingham's UK or China campus
Why the School of Politics, History and International Relations?
Students will work with lecturers who have taught around the world, published in top journals and won research grants and consultancies.
- Our lecturers have taught or researched at the University of Cambridge, University of Kurdistan-Hewler (Iraq), Birzeit University(Palestine), London School of Economics, University of Nottingham (UK), University of East London, The American University in Cairo, University of Melbourne, La Trobe University, University of Leeds, City University of Hong Kong, Thammasat University (Bangkok), National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg), University of Exeter, University College Dublin, University of Glasgow, and the Graduate Institute for International Studies, Geneva.
- Our lecturers have won grants or consultancies from among the following organisations: The United Nations Development Program; Australian Research Council; INTAS Programme of Young Scientists’ Fellowship, Rosa Luxembourg Foundation, Austrian Development Corporation, European Commission and different government agencies from Egypt, Australia, Zanzibar, Austria and PNG.
- Our lecturers publish in leading scholarly journals from around the world, including: Third World Quarterly, Governance, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Armed Forces and Society, International Affairs, Australian Journal of International Affairs, Critical Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Affairs, Conflict, Security and Development, Latin American Perspectives, International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, International History Review, Politorbis, Intelligence and National Security, Public Administration, War in History, Thamyris: Myth Making from Past to Present, Journal of Critical Realism and the Journal of European Public Policy.
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