Course Comparison

Course MA International Relations: Global Security and Development BSc (Hons) International Relations with Politics
Award Master of Arts - MA Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 year 3 years
Course type Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Law, Criminology and Government School of Law, Criminology and Government
Entry requirements

UK/EU

You should have a second-class honours degree or equivalent, or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

INTERNATIONAL

Please view the country specific pages for further information regarding the equivalency of your degree. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability, for example by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent. Pre-sessional English language courses are available if you do not meet these requirements.

A levels

Including a minimum of two A levels.

BTEC

18 Unit BTEC Extended Diploma: 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 

26 overall to include 4 at any subject at Higher Level.

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.

Learn more about foundation years with the Faculty of Business

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.