Are you excited to learn about historic events such as the English Civil War? Does examing the social, political and economical structures that shape the global arena capture your imagination? Are you excited to explore global social and cultural changes that have revolutionised and shaped human's relationships with the environment? Covering a broad range of topics, our dynamic and stimulating programme embeds creative teaching and assessment methods to ensure you develop attributes highly desirable to future employers, strengthening your prospects beyond Keele.
Work Placementavailable as an optional module for 2nd year Humanities students
Global Top 300for International Relations THE World University Subject Rankings, 2022
Top 3in England for International Relations (Guardian, 2020)
"Throughout my time at Keele and by throwing myself into as much as possible, I feel like I grew in confidence from being quite shy, and my view of the world opened up a lot." Read more
"My placement provided me the opportunity to gain valuable experience working within the museum sector that I can apply to a similar role in the future" Read more
Sam Taylor, BA (Hons) History and Politics, MRes History
"During the second year of my degree, I spent an exchange semester in the United States where I met a leading Kennedy historian whom I later interviewed for my History dissertation" - read more about Sam Taylor, BA (Hons) History and Politics, MRes History
Jonty Bloom, International Relations graduate and BBC Journalist
"The course has influenced everything I have done since and is still a great asset."
Jacqueline Fradley, History
"I've been able to tailor my History degree to choose modules in the things I'm really interested in." - read more about Jacqueline Fradley, History
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