Study a degree that’s tailor-made for you.
A liberal arts degree gives you the freedom to focus on the subjects that most interest you. You’ll concentrate on a major area of study while maintaining a breadth of learning spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Liberal Studies with Integrated Foundation incorporates an extra year of study to prepare you for your undergraduate degree. Once you have completed the foundation year, you will progress directly on to the three-year BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (International Relations) degree.
The International Relations Major
The International Relations Major will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
You will explore both historic and present world affairs from a broad range of perspectives. This interdisciplinary approach will give you an insight into the complexities and contradictions of global politics.
You will examine a wide range of global issues including foreign policy, human rights, diplomacy, war and peace and international political economy.
You will also receive an exclusive discounted membership to Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) and have the opportunity to participate in the Model United Nations.
Elective modules will help you understand the breadth of this discipline and also give you a broad skillset.
Options to learn a language and study abroad at one of our international partners will help expand your learning and global outlook.
This degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in fields such as diplomacy, international business, economics, history, law and political science
You’ll graduate with a wide range of skills valuable in any workplace, including critical thinking, cross-cultural understanding, communication, teamwork and problem-solving – ready to become an engaged, thoughtful and well-informed global leader.
Industry-active academics and our Graduate Outcomes Team can help to connect you to world-renowned companies, where you’ll build workplace skills and connections you’ll lean on throughout your whole career.
Liberal Studies alumni have a high rate of employment and occupy various high-profile positions across academia, entrepreneurship, finance, politics, law, management, the arts, marketing, PR, psychology and consultancy.