This course starts in 2019

Geography and International Relations MArts

Geography and International Relations MArts

Key information

Duration:
4 years full time
Typical A-level offer:
AAA-AAB
UCAS code:
LL7C
Start date:
September 2019
  • 100% for overall satisfaction for Geography (National Student Survey 2017)
  • 6th in the UK for Geography and Environmental Studies (The Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • 96% of Department of Geography students were in work or further study six months after graduating (HESA EPI, Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016)

If you want to explore the human and environmental background to global issues, this course is for you.

You learn from experts who influence global debates on topics such as poverty, inequality and migration.

And outside the classroom, you gain real-world exposure to global issues through:

  • debates with industry speakers
  • international placements
  • field trips (currently including locations such as Los Angeles, the Mojave Desert, Dubai and China).

The course includes an integrated Masters year, allowing you to develop advanced research skills.

MArts or BA?

We also offer this course as a three-year BAFind out about the benefits of an integrated Masters year.

“Sussex Geography make it their mission to show that geography isn’t within one box, and their range of modules proves it!” Ryshel PatelGeography BA

Entry requirements

A-level

Typical offer

AAA-AAB

GCSEs

You will also need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).

You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Extended Project Qualification

We take the EPQ into account when considering your application and it can be useful in the summer when your results are released if you have narrowly missed the conditions of your offer. We do not routinely include the EPQ in the conditions of your offer but we sometimes offer alternative conditions that include the EPQ. If you wish to discuss this further please contact Admissions at ug.enquiries@sussex.ac.uk

Other UK qualifications

Access to HE Diploma

Typical offer

Pass with 45 level 3 credits at Merit or above of which 30 - 45 credits must be at Distinction.

Subjects

Humanities or social sciences.

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).

Cambridge Pre-U Principle Subjects (including A-level mixes)

Typical offer

D3, M1 and M2 in the Pre-U

If you have one A-level and two Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects we would normally expect you to have grade A at A-level, D3 and M2 in the two Pre-Us. 

If you have two A-levels and a Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subject we would normally expect you to have grades AB at A level and D3 in the Pre-U.

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

International Baccalaureate

Typical offer

34-36 points overall from the full IB Diploma.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level

Typical offer

Grade A in A-level and DM in Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma.

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels

Typical offer

Grades AB in A-levels and Distinction in BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate. 

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma)

Typical offer

DDD

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 4 (or grade C).
You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Scottish Highers

Typical offer

AAAAA-AAABB

GCSEs

You will also need Scottish National 5 in Mathematics at grade C.

Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced

Typical offer

Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate and two A-level grades AAA – AAB

GCSEs

You will need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade C (grade 4).

You should also have a broad range of GCSEs A*-C (9-4), including good grades in relevant subjects.

International Baccalaureate

Typical offer

34-36 points overall from the full IB Diploma.

European Baccalaureate

Typical offer

Overall result of at least 80%

Additional requirements

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Other international qualifications

Australia

Typical offer

Relevant state (Year 12) High School Certificate, and between 92% - 95% in the ATAR or UAI/TER/ENTER. Or a Queensland OP of 3 or below.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Austria

Typical offer

Reifeprüfung or Matura with an overall result of 1.8 to 1.6 for first-year entry.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Belgium

Typical offer

Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (CESS) or Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs with a good overall average. 

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Bulgaria

Typical offer

Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with excellent final-year scores (normally 5.5 overall with 6 in key subjects).

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Canada

Typical offer

 Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 75%-80% from 6 grade 12 U, U/C or M courses

British Columbia Certificate of Graduation AAABB - AAAAB from 5 grade 12 courses

We also recognise the High School Diploma from other provinces -including Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick- where we look for strong performance in grade 12 subjects, and the Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) from Quebec.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

China

Typical offer

We usually do not accept Senior High School Graduation for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

However, we may consider you if you have studied one year or more of Higher Education in China at a recognised degree awarding institution, or if you are following a recognised International Foundation Year.

If you want to apply for a business-related course which requires an academic ability in Mathematics, you normally also need a grade B in Mathematics from the Huikao or a score of 90 in Mathematics from the Gaokao.

If you have the Senior High School Graduation, you may be eligible to apply for our International Foundation Year. If you successfully complete an International Foundation Year, you can progress on to a relevant undergraduate course at Sussex.

Check which qualifications the International Study Centre accepts for the International Foundation Year.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Croatia

Typical offer

Maturatna Svjedodžba with an overall score of at least 4.5 - 5 

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Cyprus

Typical offer

Apolytirion of Lykeion with an overall average of at least  19/20 will be considered for first-year entry.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Czech Republic

Typical offer

Maturita with a good overall average.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Denmark

Typical offer

Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) or studentereksamen with an overall average of at least 7-10 on the new grading scale

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Finland

Typical offer

Finnish Ylioppilastutkinto with overall final result of at least 5.75 to 6.0 in the final matriculation examinations.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

France

Typical offer

French Baccalauréat with an overall final result of at least 14/20 to 15/20

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

 

Germany

Typical offer

German Abitur with an overall result of 1.8 to 1.6 or better.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Greece

Typical offer

Apolytirion with an overall average of at least 18 or 19/20 will be considered for first-year entry.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Hong Kong

Typical offer

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with grades of 5,5,4 to 5,5,4 from three subjects including two electives. 

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Hungary

Typical offer

Erettsegi/Matura with a good averageof at least 55544 to 55555

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

India

Typical offer

Standard XII results

80%- 85% from ISC Indian School certificate of Education (CISCE) 
80%- 85% from SSC All India Senior School Certificate Examination (CBSE)
80%- 85% HSC Higher Secondary Certificate ( Maharashtra )

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Iran

Typical offer

High School Diploma and Pre-University Certificate.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Ireland

Typical offer

Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) at H1,H1,H2,H2,H2 to H1 H1 H2 H2 H3.

Additional requirements

You must have at least grade O4 in Mathematics. 

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

 

Israel

Typical offer

Bagrut, with at least 8/10 in at least six subjects, including one five-unit subject.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Italy

Typical offer

Italian Diploma di Maturità or Diploma Pass di Esame di Stato with a Final Diploma mark of at least 85/100 to 90/100.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Japan

Typical offer

Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate is suitable for entry to our Foundation Years. Find out more about Foundation Years.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Latvia

Typical offer

Atestats par Visparejo videjo Izglitibu with very good grades in state exams.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Lithuania

Typical offer

Brandos Atestatas including scores of 80-90% in at least three state examinations (other than English).

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Luxembourg

Typical offer

Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Malaysia

Typical offer

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) AAA-AAB, Maticulation 3.5, UEC overall average grade A2-B3 (75%-80%)

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Netherlands

Typical offer

Voorereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO), normally with an average of at least 7.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Nigeria

Typical offer

You are expected to have one of the following:

  • Higher National Diploma
  • One year at a recognised Nigerian University
  • Professional Diploma (Part IV) from the Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology of Nigeria
  • Advanced Diploma

You must also have a score of C6 or above in WAEC/SSC English.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Norway

Typical offer

Norwegian Vitnemal Fra Den Videregaende Opplaering - Pass with an overall average of between 4.5 to 5

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Pakistan

Typical offer

Bachelor (Pass) degree in arts, commerce or science.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Poland

Typical offer

Matura with three extended-level written examinations, normally scored within the 7th stanine.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Portugal

Typical offer

Diploma de Ensino Secundario normally with an overall mark of at least 18/20.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Romania

Typical offer

Diploma de Bacalaureat with an overall average of 9 to 9.5 

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Singapore

Typical offer

A-levels, as well as certain certificates and diplomas.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Slovakia

Typical offer

Maturitna Skuska or Maturita with honours, normally including scores of 1 in at least three subjects.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Slovenia

Typical offer

Secondary School Leaving Diploma or Matura with at least 25 points overall.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

South Africa

Typical offer

National Senior Certificate with very good grades. 

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Spain

Typical offer

Spanish Título de Bachillerato (LOGSE) with an overall average result of at least 8.0 to 8.5.

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

Sri Lanka

Typical offer

Sri Lankan A-levels.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Sweden

Typical offer

Fullstandigt Slutbetyg with good grades.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Switzerland

Typical offer

Federal Maturity Certificate.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

Turkey

Typical offer

Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme is normally only suitable for Foundation Years, but very strong applicants may be considered for first year entry. Find out more about Foundation Years.

Subject-specific knowledge

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

Please note

Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.

USA

Typical offer

We look at your full profile taking into account everything you are studying, including the high school graduation diploma, Grade 12 GPA, SAT tests and subject tests and/or ACT grades  We are particularly interested in AP tests and would ideally like to see 3 good AP scores

Advanced Placement Tests with scores of 5,5,5 to 5,5,4 in three subjects.

If you have taken the SAT reasoning tests we'd normally expect a combined score of at least 1300 and will look for around 600 in relevant subject tests.

If you've taken the ACT we'd expect to see a composite score of at least 26

Additional requirements

Evidence of existing academic ability in Geography is desirable.

You must have a good level of Mathematics.

My country is not listed

If your qualifications aren’t listed or you have a question about entry requirements, email ug.enquiries@sussex.ac.uk

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component

IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date. Your score must be valid when you begin your Sussex course. You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test.

If you are applying for degree-level study we can consider your IELTS test from any test centre, but if you require a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) for an English language or pre-sessional English course (not combined with a degree) the test must be taken at a UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)-approved IELTS test centre.

Find out more about IELTS

Other English language requirements

Proficiency tests

Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE)

For tests taken before January 2015: Grade B or above

For tests taken after January 2015: 176 overall, including at least 169 in each skill

We would normally expect the CAE test to have been taken within two years before the start of your course.

You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about Cambridge English: Advanced.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

For tests taken before January 2015: grade C or above

For tests taken after January 2015: 176 overall, including at least 169 in each skill

We would normally expect the CPE test to have been taken within two years before the start of your course.

You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about Cambridge English: Proficiency.

Pearson (PTE Academic)

62 overall, including at least 56 in all four skills.

PTE (Academic) scores are valid for two years from the test date. Your score must be valid when you begin your Sussex course. You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about Pearson (PTE Academic).

TOEFL (iBT)

88 overall, including at least 20 in Listening, 19 in Reading, 21 in Speaking, 23 in Writing.

TOEFL (iBT) scores are valid for two years from the test date. Your score must be valid when you begin your Sussex course. You cannot combine scores from more than one sitting of the test. Find out more about TOEFL (iBT).

The TOEFL Institution Code for the University of Sussex is 9166.

English language qualifications

AS/A-level (GCE)

Grade C or above in English Language.

Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)/ AS or A Level: grade C or above in Use of English

French Baccalaureat

A score of 12 or above in English.

GCE O-level

Grade C or above in English.

Brunei/Cambridge GCE O-level in English: grades 1-6.

Singapore/Cambridge GCE O-level in English: grades 1-6.

GCSE or IGCSE

Grade C or above in English as a First Language.

Grade B or above in English as a Second Language

German Abitur

A score of 12 or above in English.

Ghana Senior Secondary School Certificate

If awarded before 1993: grades 1-6 in English language.

If awarded between 1993 and 2005: grades A-D in English language.

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

 Level 4, including at least 3 in each component in English Language.

Indian School Certificate (Standard XII)

The Indian School Certificate is accepted at the grades below when awarded by the following examination boards:

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) – English Core only: 70%

Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) - English: 70% 

International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)

English A or English B at grade 5 or above.

Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) 119/GCE O-level

If taken before the end of 2008: grades 1-5 in English Language.

If taken from 2009 onwards: grade C or above in English Language.

The qualification must be jointly awarded by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES).

West African Senior School Certificate

Grades 1-6 in English language when awarded by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) or the National Examinations Council (NECO).

Country exceptions

Select to see the list of exempt English-speaking countries

If you are a national of one of the countries below, or if you have recently completed a qualification equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree or higher in one of these countries, you will normally meet our English requirements. Note that qualifications obtained by distance learning or awarded by studying outside these countries cannot be accepted for English language purposes.

You will normally be expected to have completed the qualification within two years before starting your course at Sussex. If the qualification was obtained earlier than this we would expect you to be able to demonstrate that you have maintained a good level of English, for example by living in an English-speaking country or working in an occupation that required you to use English regularly and to a high level.

Please note that this list is determined by the UK’s Home Office, not by the University of Sussex.

List of exempt countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada**
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • USA

** Canada: you must be a national of Canada; other nationals not on this list who have a degree from a Canadian institution will not normally be exempt from needing to provide evidence of English.

Admissions information for applicants

Transfers into Year 2

Yes. Find out more about transferring into Year 2 of this course. We don’t accept transfers into the third or final year.

If your qualifications aren’t listed or you have a question about entry requirements, email ug.enquiries@sussex.ac.uk

Don’t meet our entry requirements?

If you don't meet our entry requirements, we offer Foundation Year courses to prepare you for Year 1 of your chosen degree course:

Modules

Find out about our types of undergraduate degrees, their structure, modules and credits

Core modules

    Autumn teaching
    Spring teaching

    These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

    Core modules

      Autumn teaching

      Options

        Spring teaching

        These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

        Field trips

        Get involved in fieldwork from the start of your course. You develop research, analytical and team-working skills in regions where our academics actively conduct research. 

        In Year 2, you can pick from an exciting range of locations: current destinations include China, the Mojave Desert, Dubai and Los Angeles. There is also a UK-based field trip.

        Find out about the 2,000-year-old artefacts found by a Sussex student on a field trip to the Mojave desert

        Find out more about Geography field trips at Sussex

        Study abroad (optional)

        Apply to study abroad – you’ll develop an international perspective and gain an edge when it comes to your career. Find out where your course could take you

        Beautiful nature, dog sledging in the Arctic, Swedish ‘fika’ and a great social life. I could not have chosen better!”Georgia Donati Clarke
        Geography BSc
        Studied abroad in Sweden 

        Placement (optional)

        A placement is a great way to network and gain practical skills. When you leave Sussex, you’ll benefit from having the experience employers are looking for. Find out more about placements and internships.

        Please note: If you’re receiving – or applying for – USA federal Direct Loan funds, you can’t transfer to the version of this program with an optional study abroad period in any country or optional placement in the USA. Find out more about American Student Loans and Federal Student Aid

        Options

          Autumn teaching
          Autumn and spring teaching
          Spring teaching

          These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

          Core modules

            Spring teaching

            Options

              Autumn teaching
              Spring teaching

              These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

              Our staff

              Geography

              Dr Fae Dussart

              Dr Fae Dussart

              Lecturer In Human Geography

              Research interests

              British Empire, class, Colonialism, Cultural Geography, domestic service, Gender and Sexuality, Historical Geography, Home, Humanitarianism, Imperial/Colonial History, Modern British history, Place and Identity, Race, The politics of domesticity

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              Dr Carl Griffin

              Dr Carl Griffin

              Reader in Historical Geography

              Research interests

              Cultural Geography, Eighteenth-Century History, Historical Geography, More-than-human histories, Nineteenth-Century History, Popular politics, Protest, Rural history

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              Dr Daniel Haberly

              Dr Daniel Haberly

              Lecturer In Human Geography

              Research interests

              Economic Geography, Financial Geography, globalisation, Human Geography

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              Prof JoAnn McGregor

              Prof JoAnn McGregor

              Professor Of Human Geography

              Research interests

              African diasporas, Conflict and violence, Development studies, Migration, Refugees and asylum, Southern Africa social history, Ur

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              Dr Katie Walsh

              Dr Katie Walsh

              Senior Lecturer in Geography

              Research interests

              Ageing, Belonging, British diaspora, Britishness, Domestic material culture, Dubai, Expatriate migration, family studies, Highly Skilled migration, Home, Home-making practices, Intimacy, Migration and diaspora

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              International Relations

              Dr Nadya Ali

              Dr Nadya Ali

              Lecturer in International Relations

              Research interests

              Counter-terrorism, Direct democracy, Fascism, Grassroots Activism, International Relations, International security, Political Resistance, Race and colonialism, Race and gender equality, Terrorism and political violence

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              Prof Gurminder Bhambra

              Professor of Postcolonial and

              Research interests

              citizenship, Colonialism, Global history, historical and political sociology, modernity, Postcolonial/Decolonial theory, postcolonialism

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              Dr Synne Dyvik

              Dr Synne Dyvik

              Lecturer In International Relations

              Research interests

              Critical Military Studies, Feminist theory, Gender and Sexuality, masculinity, militarisation, Post-structuralist thought, War Studies

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              Dr Julian Germann

              Dr Julian Germann

              Lecturer In International Relations

              Research interests

              Finance, global economic crisis, Global Governance, Historical Sociology of IR, International political economy, neoliberalism, Trade, varieties of capitalism

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              Prof Beate Jahn

              Prof Beate Jahn

              Professor of International Relations

              Research interests

              Classical Theory, Critical Theory, History of IR, Ideology, Liberal internationalism

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              Dr David Karp

              Dr David Karp

              Senior Lecturer In International Relations

              Research interests

              Ethics, Human Rights, International Business and Human Rights, International human rights, International Political Theory, International theory, Law and Responsibility, non-state actors, Political Philosophy, political theory, Security studies, Transnational corporations

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              Dr Akanksha Mehta

              Lecturer in International Relations

              Research interests

              Conflict and violence, Critical Gender Studies, critical pedagogy, Feminist theory, Gender and Sexuality, International Relations, Political violence, postcolonial approaches, Security studies, visual ethnography

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              Prof Patricia Owens

              Prof Patricia Owens

              Professor of International Relations

              Research interests

              Counterinsurgency, History and Theory of War, History of International Thought, International Relations, Military Intervention, Social and political theory, Thought of Hannah Arendt, War Studies, Women's intellectual history

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              Prof Justin Rosenberg

              Prof Justin Rosenberg

              Professor of International Relations

              Research interests

              International Relations, Marxism, Social Theory, Uneven and Combined Development

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              Dr Anna Stavrianakis

              Dr Anna Stavrianakis

              Senior Lecturer in International Relations

              Research interests

              arms control, arms trade, militarisation, militarism, War and violence in international politics

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              Fees

              Fees are not yet set for entry in the academic year 2019. Note that your fees, once they’re set, may be subject to an increase on an annual basis.

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              Scholarships

              Our goal is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to regardless of financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique people.

              Details of our scholarships are not yet set for entry in the academic year 2019.

              Careers

              Graduate destinations

              Recent Geography graduates have gone on to jobs such as:

              • policy and campaign manager, Wildlife and Countryside Link
              • membership officer, Ethical Trading Initiative
              • planning adviser, Environment Agency.

              (Department of Geography careers database)

              Your future career

              With a Geography and International Relations MArts, you develop skills in research, resource management and analysing policies, data and sources.

              This means you can go on to careers in sectors including international development and environmental conservation, or to graduate jobs in:

              • the Civil Service and the government
              • charities and non-governmental and international organisations
              • environmental consultancies and private companies.

              And to help you look for graduate schemes and jobs in the UK and abroad, you can attend specialist careers events and workshops.

              Working while you study

              Our Careers and Employability Centre can help you find part-time work while you study. Find out more about career development and part-time work

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