Joint Honours degrees give you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. This degree will provide you with an understanding of diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across to the Americas, Asia and the Far East. International Relations will help you to understand major issues in international politics and how these issues impact local, national and international levels. This joint honours course will analyse the past and will offer a unique insight into a selection of world events which have shaped our lives and how various beliefs and cultures continue to shape our lives. HISTORY at NTU offers exciting opportunities to discover and understand the past through a range of skills and approaches. This course offers a diverse curriculum, covering periods from AD 700 to the present day. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including: The Crusades; Nazi Germany; Aztec and Inca civilisations; American and British History; and Museum and Heritage Management. The course offers a range of ways to make sense of the past and how it has impacted present day by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. This course will develop and deepen your understanding of diverse peoples, nations and ideas stretching from the medieval period right through to modern and contemporary history. NTU pays particular attention to developing your personal attributes and employability awareness. 91% of our history joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16). Our INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS course examines the continuously changing world in which we live and you'll learn to make connections between people, social movements, social and religious communities. You’ll be able to understand the importance of major issues and how they impact international politics. You'll examine complex issues that include terrorism, forms of conflict, forms of cooperation and the role of the media. This course will help you to become more aware of both the contentedness and complexity that shape our worlds. You'll foster skills which employers of today's leading businesses are seeking, such as; making informed choices, imagination and adopting flexible approaches. This joint honours degree will provide you with a broad skill set such as; flexibility that employers demand, imagination, creativity, be able to analyse a range of texts and the ability to make logical choices. Both subjects will help enhance your written and verbal communication that will in turn allow you to acquire excellent international skills. You'll become more passionate about the study of History and International Relations, understanding how they both impact one another. This course will help you to become more focused, have an open mind, comprehend how big issues impact history, politics and society and you'll be more intellectually curious. Our recent graduates have carved careers within; the private sector, non-governmental organisations, the United Nations, international aid agencies, public relations, law, media social work and armed forces.