BSc in International Relations and History

International Relations is the study of an international system composed of territorial states which acknowledge no superior authority over matters which they consider of vital interest. It analyses the nature of this system -- the rules and forces governing the behaviour of states, the factors that lead to military conflict or peaceful co-operation, and the current trends towards both a more integrated and a more fragmented world.

The joint honours BSc International Relations and History is offered by the Department of International History in conjunction with the Department of International Relations. 

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