Do you want to focus on the European Union or the Middle East? How about African or Latin American politics? This undergraduate course lets you tailor your learning to the areas that interest you most, and includes the option to learn a language for more effective communication on the world stage.
Practical simulations and role-play scenarios develop your conflict resolution skills. International organisations such as Médecins Sans Frontières and the UN aren’t just studied academically, you’ll meet active peace workers and practitioners in peace building both inside and outside the classroom.
You will be taught by highly experienced, award winning staff, alongside a personal tutor, an academic mentor and a dedicated employability officer, to support you in developing the skills you need to start a career in peace work.
Travel beyond London to develop your international relations experience. There are a wide selection of study abroad opportunities and you will have the opportunity to apply to join the Hiroshima and Peace summer school at Hiroshima City University.
The world needs international peace makers. With London Met’s emphasis on practical experience, language skills and specialist teaching, we’ll equip you to make a difference across the globe.
You’ll be assessed through practically-oriented assignments including reports, presentations, briefing papers, case studies, essays, examinations, individual and group research projects and portfolios comprising blog entries and other forms of reflective writing. This variety gives you the skills to present yourself in the best possible way when working in international organisations.
What our students say
“This was a unique opportunity for me to build a new career within international development. I have learnt a lot and built much self confidence during these three years. The support I received from my international development tutor was outstanding.”
National Student Survey
“The teaching is top quality and they help you develop the skills needed. Personally, my confidence has grown greatly and will be of great help to me in life. I loved it.”
National Student Survey
After the course
Pursue the career of your dreams and follow in the footsteps of our previous graduates who have earned roles with the United Nations, the Department for International Development and other government bodies and non-governmental organisations. The type of work you could be doing includes international mediation, conflict resolution, peacebuilding, humanitarian aid and more.
The degree is also excellent preparation for further study or research. You can embark on our postgraduate courses in international relations, human rights and international conflict, security studiesand more.