BSc. International Relations

The BSc International Relations degree is for students who wish to engage critically with the range of materials about contemporary international relations. It will also equip the students with sufficient knowledge about international relations to understand global issues like environmental degradation and economic globalization.

Units offered for BSc (Hons) International Relations

A student has to study Twelve units in three years:

Foundation units:

  • International Relations: theories, concepts and debates
  • Introduction to International political thought
  • Business management in a global context
  • Contemporary Sociology

Eight Further units from:

  • comparative politics (Compulsory)
  • International political theory (Compulsory)
  • international organizations (Compulsory)
  • Democracy and democratization (Compulsory)
  • Poverty and development
  • Complex emergencies and humanitarian responses
  • Security in international relations
  • Elements of social and applied psychology
  • Foreign policy analysis

To be eligible for the BSc degrees, an applicant must:
Be at least 17 years of age
have GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level in Mathematics and English Language with at least grade C and 3 further subjects at ‘O’ level
have two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level


3 subjects at GCE ‘A’ level and ‘O’ level in Mathematics and English Language with at least grade C


BA/BSc/BCom from any recognised university of Pakistan


FA/FSc/High School Diploma

Students who do not meet the entrance requirements can register via the following entry routes to all degree programmes offered at UCL:

International Foundation Programme


CertHe Social Sciences

Students with Intermediate qualifications can apply to the degree via the CertHE Social Sciences route. They need to have 50% marks in ALL their Intermediate subjects. The CertHE is essentially the first year of the degree programme and students study the same subjects, sit in the same classes and appear for the same exams as the BSc First year students. After passing their exams, CertHE students progress to the second year of the BSc degree just like BSc students.

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