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Politics & IR with Law BSc

The Law minor aims to provide a thematic basis to academic legal studies which aligns to career paths that are attractive to alumni of the College, in particular careers in which knowledge and understanding of corporate, commercial and employment matters are valuable; provide legal knowledge and skills.

Politics & IR with Law BSc

The study of Politics comprises political theory looking at normative questions, and political science looking at the organisation of government. International Relations examines governance, institution-building and decision-making through an analysis of historical phenomena, economic conditions, diplomatic relations, security and socio-cultural linkages among state and non-state sectors.

The Law minor aims to provide a thematic basis to academic legal studies which align to career paths that are attractive to alumni of the College, in particular, careers in which knowledge and understanding of corporate, commercial and employment matters are valuable; provide legal knowledge and skills.

Award:

BSc (Hons) Politics & International Relations with Law

UCAS code:

L2M1

Location:

Bloomsbury, London

Entry requirements:

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Study mode:

Full-time

Start date:

16th September 2019 (see term dates)

Duration:

3 years

Annual tuition fees:

UK, EU, EEA & Swiss: £9,250

International: £14,000

Teaching & learning

You will experience an average of over 10 high-quality contact hours with academics per week, typically consisting of:

  • 6 hours of degree lectures
  • 1-hour one-to-one tutorial
  • 1-hour small group tutorial
  • 1.5 hours LAUNCH seminar
  • 2 hours NCH Diploma lectures

Timetables

Timetables are usually made available to students during Freshers’ Week. Teaching can be scheduled to take place during any day of the week. However, when possible, Wednesday afternoons are usually reserved for sports and cultural activities.

Your qualification

New College of the Humanities’ degrees have been designed and created by the College’s world-class professors and faculty. The courses reflect their areas of expertise and research interests, meaning that they are strongly engaged with the material that they will teach you, and there may be opportunities for students to participate in active research. Read more

In the case of the Politics & International Relations major and minor, the curriculum was overseen and advocated by Professor Vernon Bogdanor CBE, BA, MA (Oxon), FBA, Research Professor at the Institute of Contemporary History, King’s College London, formerly Professor of Government at the University of Oxford, Fellow of the British Academy, Honorary Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences and a former adviser to a number of governments, including those of Albania, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

In the case of the single honours Law LLB and the Law major and minor, the curriculum is overseen and advocated by Professor Adrian Zuckerman LLM (Jerusalem), MA (Oxon), Visiting Professor of Law at NCH, Professor of Civil Procedure at the University of Oxford, and tutor at University College London and King’s College London. A leading figure in civil litigation and the administration of justice, his book, Zuckerman on Civil Procedure, is the foremost scholarly work on the subject. He contributed to Lord Woolf’s inquiry into access to justice in 1995, and to Lord Justice Jackson’s Review of Civil Litigation Costs 2010.

New College of the Humanities has undergone a review for educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). NCH is subject to educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) under the UK Visas and Immigration’s Tier 4 sponsorship requirements. See QAA for more information.

The New College of the Humanities undergraduate degree programmes have been validated by Solent University as being of an appropriate standard and quality and will lead to the Solent University award of the BSc (Hons).

To reflect the greater richness of your studies and the additional Core Courses and professional development programme that you study at the College, you will be awarded the NCH Diploma in addition to your degree. The diploma sets you apart from other graduates by marking the greater breadth of your education at the College. The NCH Diploma is a non-credit bearing award.

Programme specifications