This course explores contemporary global issues through international frameworks, in the context of a rapidly changing global system. Read more at the University of Portsmouth website. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? You will study up-to-the-minute issues with research-active lecturers, learning from innovative teaching methods, simulations and pop-up seminars. You will have opportunities to publish your work in our student journal, or to study or work abroad. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE Your studies can be tailored to your needs, with a wide range of options to choose from. Career-enhancing skills are built into the degree programme, and you can undertake a work placement as either a sandwich year or during your study. OPTIONAL PATHWAYS You may follow optional history or international development studies pathways through this degree, leading to exit awards: - BA (Hons) International Relations with History - BA (Hons) International Relations with International Development WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for students who want to understand key developments in an increasingly changing world. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED The course includes opportunities for work placements, and through your studies you will develop various skills such as team working, time and project management, analysis and presentation skills. You will also have the opportunity to work or study abroad. AFTER THE COURSE You will be prepared for a range of graduate careers, such as political risk analysis, public relations, international business and consultancy. You will also be well placed for postgraduate study.