**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.** **Accounting & Finance** In the rapidly changing business world, the demand for finance professionals has never been greater. This **challenging and stimulating** Accounting & Finance degree will equip you with a strong strategic outlook, ensuring that you will be ready to inform and advise management decision-making at the highest level once you graduate. The variety of topics studied on this degree will give you a **sound grounding in theoretical and practical areas** of Accounting & Finance. Research-active staff who are experts in their field ensure that when you graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in a number of competitive areas, including accountancy, banking, and finance. During your degree, there will be a number of **opportunities and initiatives to engage and network with local, national and international businesses**, giving you the chance to raise your profile and make connections in the business before you have even graduated. **International Relations** Every day, international issues are in the news headlines – this is your **chance to become an expert on relations** between states, economies, ideas and societies. In a world where nuclear weapons remain primed for use, the world economy teeters on the brink of collapse and delicate ecosystems are under threat, it is little wonder that our International Relations degree is proving a popular choice among students who wish to better understand the world’s most challenging problems. International Relations is a multidisciplinary subject, which draws in contributions from **politics, history, media, sociology, law, economics and religion**. Global issues dominate the news headlines on a daily basis and International Relations will allow you to focus on this dimension of politics. This is an opportunity to become an expert in international issues in a historical, political and cultural context. All our academics are conducting internationally published research. Our **key strengths are in Theories of International Relations**; Peace and Conflict; British and US foreign policy and EU and UN politics. Our subject deals squarely with some of the most daunting, intractable but important challenges of today.