**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.** **Business Management** The world of Business Management is fast-moving and dynamic: Business organisations are facing unprecedented change and complex challenges both within the UK and globally. This demands that students who enter the business sector understand the dynamics of the business environment and how organisations operate in increasingly uncertain situations. The Business Management degree at Liverpool Hope University **examines small to medium-sized enterprises to global multi-national companies** – public, private, not-for- profit with a focus on business principles, organisational dynamics and management processes. **Liverpool Hope Business School has an enviable reputation for developing students** with sound theoretical principles, thorough understanding of contemporary business practices and informed by the latest research. The **strong links** we have **with professional bodies** such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) ensure you are well prepared for the world of work. This in-depth degree gives you the **opportunity to understand how businesses operate** and the ethical and social impact they have on communities. An experienced, student-focused team will develop your understanding of this business context and develop the critical business skills that future employers will demand. **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.