Develop your negotiation skills and working knowledge of international legal procedures and practices with this innovative course in diplomacy and law. Climate change, global financial crises and humanitarian disasters are just a few of the pressing topics you’ll explore. Enjoy visits to embassies across London, speeches from serving diplomats and a work placement in your final year. You’ll be taught by staff with extensive experience in the field and will be given the opportunity to pursue specific interests, such as a particular region (such as the Middle East) or issue (like the environment), or to study a language. This is a practical course that develops your employability for a range of careers. You'll be encouraged to take a one semester or year-long placement module with a relevant organisation and to attend lectures and talks from serving and former diplomats. You’ll also enjoy visits to institutions such as the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and various embassies across the city.