Undergraduate study in Politics and International Relations

What can you study in Politics and International Relations?

Completing a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Politics and International Relations will give you insight into the major strands of Politics and International Relations:

  • International relations
  • Political theory
  • Politics and the media
  • Comparative politics
  • Public policy

Often a single course will cover two or more of these different strands.

Structuring your major in Politics and International Relations

You can take a major in Politics and International Relations as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

Courses

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Politics and International Relations. You would normally take Stage I courses in your first year, Stage II in your second and Stage III in your third.

Required courses

There are no specific requirements for the Politics and International Relations major.

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Politics and International Relations, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.