The philosophy course applies philosophical questioning to everyday life and work, and is taught in a spirit of free and open discussion and provides a flexible career path that focuses on an ability to master complex issues (possible careers include teaching, law, media and journalism or pursue postgraduate qualifications); a degree in international relations brings together a complex matrix of interests and agendas that have a bearing on both national governments and civil society; processes of globalisation are increasingly impacting on communities and habitats around the world; armed conflicts continue to take place, both between, and increasingly within, states.
Philosophy: Year 1: The basic problems of philosophy; philosophy: ancient and modern. Year 2: Introduction to contemporary philosophy; options: philosophy and everyday life I; philosophy of religion; introduction to the philosophy of mind; philosophy and the media; work placement; university language programme; half-year international exchange. Year 3: Options: Dissertation; Wittgenstein and Heidegger; contemporary French philosophy; philosophy of science and technology; philosophy and everyday life II; world philosophy; philosophy and film; social and political philosophy. International Relations: Year 1: Foundations and challenges: an introduction to international relations; options: contemporary Europe; global political economy and international relations; global security, conflict and terrorism; international institutions; international relations of the Asia-Pacific; the global politics of culture and identity. Year 2: Understanding and explaining international relations; options: contemporary Europe; global political economy and international business; global security, conflict and terrorism; international institutions; international relations of the Asia-Pacific; the global politics of culture and identity. Year 3: Dissertation; options: contemporary Europe; global political economy and international business; global security, conflict and terrorism; international institutions; international relations and security in East Asia; the global politics of culture and identity.
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260 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of two A-Levels.Must achieve minimum of 260 points.
Undergraduate Qualification (BA (Hons))
Nottingham Trent University
Philosophy (Theory), International Relations
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Great tutors, great facilities, fantastic technicians and supporting staff, wonderful atmosphere amongst students. I had such a fab 3 years that I ended up doing my Masters Degree there too! Here is my website if you want to see what this U...more1 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
If you want to try out lots of different types of working and materials, this is the course for you. You have near unlimited access to workshops and tutors try to help you develop skills that can be used in the future. 1st YEAR - You are t...more
I enjoyed every minute of this course. In the first year I was able to experiement with lots of materials and then specialise into my favourite. The facilities are excellent and there is plenty of work space. The tutors are really hel...more
I've been on the Decorative arts course for 2 years now and will not be returning for my 3rd year due to the poor management, Staff and Resources. I learnt more at college in a month than I have in the 2 years I've been on the course. Most ...more1 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
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Whilst on this terrible course, I received zero help from all members of staff. College staff did not want me there, only to cover terrible lessons that experience members of staff had resigned over. I was constantly told I would not find a...more4 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
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