About the courseInternational Relations and Social Policy examines the major political and social issues faced by governments across the world. International Relations and Social Policy examines the major political and social issues faced by governments across the world. You will develop a knowledge and understanding of the nature between states and also of the roles played by international institutions, other intergovernmental organisations, multinational corporations and NGOs. You will also investigate the economic, social and political forces which influence policy and give rise to conflicts between the achievement of economic, environmental and social objectives. Important strengths of the programme include its focus on key contemporary issues in international relations and policy, such as global economic change and the environment as well as international comparisons of government policies. The professional placement year is an optional feature of the programme and is designed to give our students a distinct advantage on the graduate labour market. The programme is strongly geared towards increasing your employability since it is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills relevant to careers involving partnerships in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
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AboutAston University was founded in 1895. It is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. The university mission is to deliver and maintain a sustainable campus that enhances the student experience. Its charter outlines objectives appropriate to a technological university to advance, disseminate and apply learning and knowledge by teaching and research, for the benefit of industry and commerce and of the community generally and to enable students to obtain the advantage of a university education. Students from over 120 countries choose to study at Aston University - a safe and friendly environment enjoyed by a global, multicultural community.
At the university, it offers a wide range of high quality, innovative courses to inspire and challenge the students. Whether the students are planning to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, there are only a few steps to take. Its courses are designed to meet the needs of the real world and prepare students for a rewarding career. The Aston University campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the Centre of Birmingham, within 5-10 minutes’ walk of the main shopping, business and entertainment areas of the city. It will always be a welcoming, safe place to live and study and it is committed to ensuring that the campus remains open to students from across the world.
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