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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Politics with International Relations

University of Plymouth University of Plymouth, UK


Sep 2022, Jan 2023

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GBP 14600

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36 months


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Program Overview

Understand the roles of democracy, freedom and security in the 21st century near the site of the 2021 G7 Summit. Our programme is not just about helping you understand politics and international relations; it's about building your critical thinking to empower you to be part of a change. Hone your skills with our unique practical assessments that immerse you in mock-ups of real-world scenarios. Our students have gone on to key policy and political roles locally and nationally.

Key Features

  • We’re very proud of our National Student Survey (NSS) 2019 return showing overall satisfaction for 100% of our students. 100% of students agreed staff were good at explaining things and also that the course is intellectually stimulating.*
  • Develop specific knowledge of the discipline of politics – understand the significance and nature of political processes, the variety of forms of government and the concepts that inform their operation.
  • Engage with political institutions and processes to acquire a detailed knowledge of these systems and how they interact. You’ll use current affairs as case studies to bring broader principles to life.
  • Take part in debates on contemporary international relations and have the opportunity to study a number of relevant themes and issues, which may include; international security, north-south international relations, international political economy, the United Nations, refugee studies, foreign policy, theory and area studies such as Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia.
  • Learn from research-active staff, leading the way in their subjects. Members of the team are internationally renowned for their work on elections and electoral systems and ethnopolitics.
  • Enhance your employability by taking part in extra-curricular events and talks organised by the student-run Politics and International Affairs society (PIASOC).
  • Open doors to a wide range of career opportunities including journalism, advertising, teaching, non-governmental organisation work and academia.

Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    76 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    12000 Per year

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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days



    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses


    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination


    Language Skills


    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days


    3 Years


    CAD 255


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