Course Comparison

Course BA (Hons) Geography with International Relations BSc (Hons) International Relations with Politics
Award Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences School of Law, Criminology and Government
Entry requirements
IB
27 overall. English and mathematics must be included.

A level/AS level
104-112 points from a minimum of two A levels. Excluding general studies. 

BTEC
DMM. We welcome this qualification however please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk, stating explicitly the full list of modules within your qualification.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Access courses 
Pass a named Access to HE Diploma (e.g. science, humanities, combined), (including GCSE English and Mathematics grade C /4 or above or equivalent) with at least 33 credits at merit.

GCSE
Mathematics and English language grade C/4.

Other
Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

English language requirements.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

A levels

88-104  points including a minimum of 2 A levels. Excluding general studies.

BTEC

18 Unit BTEC Extended Diploma: MMM–DMM in any subject. 

BTEC National Diploma modules

If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application. 

Access

Pass a named Access to HE Diploma in any subject with at least 33 credits at merit/distinction. 

International Baccalaureate 

24-26 overall to include 4 at any subject at Higher Level.English and Maths accepted within: Higher Level = 4 Standard Level = 5.

GCSE

All applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English at grade C or above. 

Other

14-19 Diplomas: accepted – please enquire. Other combinations and non-A level qualifications will also be considered.

Short of the entry requirements for this course? Don’t worry you may be eligible for a foundation year to prepare you for possible entry onto this course for the following year.

English language requirements

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.