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International Relations and Diplomacy (Joint Honours)

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

What is Joint Honours?

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects.

You can combine any two subjects as long as they’re in different zones, find out what you can combine this subject with.

Why choose this course?

If you would like a career in international affairs, diplomatic practice and global politics, this course is for you. Offering unique opportunities for work-based learning overseas, International Relations and Diplomacy is a stimulating, topical and challenging subject.

  • Prepare for success in rewarding careers working with international organisations, diplomatic communities, governments, civil service, national and transnational institutions
  • Explore the political, social and economic issues facing countries around the world and develop a deep knowledge of international affairs
  • Experience work-based learning through internships and study visits to the United Nations Office in Geneva, the British Foreign Office and other international institutions
  • Gain skills in arbitration, conflict resolution and diplomatic practice and get involved in promoting good relations between people, communities and countries worldwide
  • Develop your intellectual flexibility, confidence and critical skills by engaging with a broad spectrum of subjects: International Relations and Diplomacy is truly interdisciplinary
  • Broaden your skills and knowledge by combining International Relations and Diplomacy with another subject, opening up an even wider range of career paths.

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