This exciting and broad-based degree gives you a sophisticated understanding of how countries relate to each other, as well as fluency in a major world language. Core modules will introduce you to topics such as security and international politics while building your written and spoken French skills. We also offer an impressive variety of optional modules, allowing you to pursue the areas of each subject that really interest you. You could even work on skills like translating or interpreting, and you’ll spend a year working or studying overseas to gain first-hand experience of a Francophone culture. You could study topics as diverse as Francophone Africa, political theory, French cinema, terrorism, US foreign policy and the complex political issues of Pacific Asia. From the Algerian War of Independence to the rise of extreme right parties in modern Europe, this course balances cultural awareness and language skills with a fascinating insight into the forces that shape global politics.