BA International Relations

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Selangor, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,866
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 10,903

Entry Requirements

  • A level: BBC, excluding general studies
  • IB Diploma: 28 points with 5,5,4 at Higher Level and 4 points in mathematics at Standard or Higher Level
  • STPM: B+B+B, excluding Pengajian Am
  • UEC: 4 As, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language
  • SAM or other Australian matriculations: Applicants with these backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply and are welcome to contact the school beforehand if they wish to discuss eligibility
  • Canadian (CIMP/ICPU): Applicants with these backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply and are welcome to contact the school beforehand if they wish to discuss eligibility
  • The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation: Successful completion of the Foundation in Arts and Education or Business and Management programme 
  • SPM/GCSE/IGCSE: In addition to the entry requirements listed above, those who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE must have grade C in mathematics

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT: 88 (no element below 19)
  • PTE (Academic): 62 (minimum 55)
  • SPM: grade A-
  • 1119 (GCE O Level): grade B
  • GCSE O Level: grade C
  • IGCSE (first language): grade C
  • IGCSE (second language): grade B
  • UEC: grade A2
  • IB English A1 or A2 (Standard or Higher 
  • Level): 4 points
  • IB English B (Higher Level): 4 points
  • IB English B (Standard Level): 5 points

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Approaches to Global Politics
  • International Law and Organisations
  • Introduction to European Union Politics
  • Power and Contest: Living in a Political World

Typical optional modules

  • Cultures of Everyday Life
  • Contemporary Economic Policy
  • Entrepreneurship and Business
  • The Individual 2: Individual Differences
  • The Making of Modern Asia
  • Mass Media
  • People, Work and Organisations

Year 2

  • The Contemporary World Since 1945
  • Global Political Economy and International Development
  • International Relations of the Asia Pacific
  • International Security

Typical optional modules

  • Cultural Politics
  • Global Media and Communication
  • Introduction to Citizenship
  • People, Groups and Society
  • Political Communication, Public Relations and Propaganda
  • Understanding the Malay World

Year 3

  • Dissertation: Politics, History and International Relations 

Typical optional modules

  • Asian Country Study: Thailand
  • Asian Study Tour: Thailand
  • Food, Hunger and Development
  • Nationalism and the State: Themes and Perspectives from Contemporary Southeast Asia
  • Policy and Persuasion
  • The Politics and Economics of European Monetary Integration
  • Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
  • Regionalism in World Politics: The Case of ASEAN

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