Examine the organisation of government, questions of political science and institution-building with your Politics & IR major, while complementing these studies by exploring biological, cognitive, and psychosocial areas of contemporary scientific psychology.
Politics & International Relations with Psychology BSc (Hons)
BSc (Hons) Politics & International Relations with Psychology
92% (National Student Survey 2020)
20th September 2021 (see term dates)
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The Politics with Psychology BSc (Hons) combines the study of Politics & International Relations with Psychology. Read more
Your Psychology minor complements these studies by exploring biological, cognitive, and psychosocial areas of contemporary scientific psychology, leading to differences in social behaviours and attitudes and personality dynamics.
This innovative degree allows you to consider how the psychology of individuals shapes government, as well as how sociocultural links affect international relations. You will gain valuable skills in critical thinking, communication and the analysis of behaviour, which will prepare you for a range of careers in public and private sectors, such as policymaking, civil service, marketing and communications and consulting.
Teaching and Learning
You will typically experience an average of 9.5 or more hours of high-quality contact time in each teaching week, in considerably smaller groups than are the norm for UK institutions at the undergraduate level, if you choose to study Politics & International Relations as your major subject. The exact number of contact hours will depend on your choice of minor subject and any optional courses. Read more
Your contact hours will include a mixture of teaching methods best suited to the subject matter and to achieve the learning outcomes for each individual course. Teaching formats include small group tutorials, seminars, and lectures of between 10 and 60 students for your degree courses.
Where can this degree take you?
Your degree and Diploma from NCH can take you anywhere. Career paths of a few recent graduates of the Politics & International Relations major at NCH London include: Read more
Soila (2016) completed her MA Investigative Journalist at City University, and has since pursued a career as a freelance journalist, and is currently a Researcher with the BBC.
Sarah (2017) graduated with a job as a Conference Producer at Arena International Events Group. Having been promoted to Senior Conference Producer, she moved to Financial Times where she is currently Event Content Producer.
Alexander (2017) is currently studying for his MSc Public Policy at UCL. Delia (2017) had summer internships at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hogan Lovells and Amadeus, subsequently landing a role as a Paralegal at TI Media. She is currently a Paralegal at Time Inc. Omara (2017) graduated with a role as Publishing Trainee at Harper Collins, where she is now Editorial Assistant.
Megan (2018) is currently studying for her Masters degree and King’s College London.
Aaryaman (BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics & Economics with a major in Politics, 2019) graduated with a job as Geo-Political Risk Analyst at MAX-Security Solutions. Lukas (BSc (Hons) Politics & International Relations with History, 2019) is currently studying for the MSc International Relations at the LSE.
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