International Politics and Law

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 9 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 11.2 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2024
401–500 place StudyQA ranking:4919 Duration:36 months

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This degree enables you to study the closely related fields of international politics and law. The course is designed for those planning a career in law, public service, journalism, international organisations and diplomacy (such as the United Nations or the European Union) or non-governmental organisations (such as Oxfam or Amnesty). It will also prepare you in political analysis.

Why study BA International Politics and Law at Middlesex?

This course will equip you with the legal skills, political concepts and analytical tools invaluable for your professional career in an increasingly complex field of global politics, international law and governance.

You will study different aspect of law combined with the areas of European and Middle Eastern geopolitics, international political economy, migration and human rights. Our course combines political theory and international relations with legal perspectives as well as providing opportunities for internships with national and international organisations, political institutions and civil society organisations.

Course highlights:

  • You have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through a work placement module in your final year

  • Our teaching staff are experts in their fields and have an impressive research track in their respective fields

  • You will work with a culturally rich and geographically diverse cohort of international students

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 11200 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date October 2015 October 2015 EU/International induction: September 2015 Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

Year One

  • Introduction to Politics

  • The Construction of the Third World

  • Introduction to Law

  • Public Law

Year Two

  • International Political Theory

  • Human Rights

  • Choose one from: Comparative Politics; Human Security and Humanitarianism; Approaches to Research in Social Science

  • Choose one from: Equality and the Law; Jurisprudence; European Single Market

Year Three

  • Critical Issues in Geopolitics

  • Public International Law

  • Choose one from: Globalism; Politics of Europe; Migration and Citizenship; Dissertation

  • Choose one from: Child and Family Law; Employment Law; Evidence; Immigration, Nationality And Asylum Law in the UK; Medical Law; Business Organisations; Dissertation

You can find information about teaching and assessment on this course in the

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.


We normally make offers on 260 UCAS tariff points. GCSE English with a minimum of Grade C is required. BTEC National Diploma/International Baccalaureate/Advanced & Progression Diplomas are also accepted. We accept Access to HE Diploma. Applications from mature candidates without formal qualifications are welcomed provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of relevant ability and experience.

Qualifications accepted

For a comprehensive list of qualifications accepted by Middlesex, see further information under

English language requirements

You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English Language requirement for international students is IELTS 6.0. For details of other equivalent English language requirements that Middlesex accepts see international

Entry into year two or three (transfer students)

If you have achieved a qualification such as a foundation degree or HND, or have gained credit at another university, you may be able to enter a Middlesex course in year two or three. For full details of how this works see

UK/EU applicants with existing higher education qualifications

If you have already been awarded a qualification at the same level as the course you are applying for, you may not be eligible for a tuition fee loan, see for more information.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Middlesex University.

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