12 months
14900 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The International Relations programme from the University of Lincoln is an interdisciplinary programme, drawing upon politics, economics, history, sociology, international law, geography and cultural studies to explore global issues such as conflict, global inequalities, sovereignty, and human rights.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Students are able to examine complex political issues such as conflict, and democratisation. The programme aims to prepare students for future study and research, as well as for potential employment in areas such as the diplomatic service, development agencies, the non-government sector, journalism, consultancy, international and regional organisations, and the public sector.

Students join a thriving community of scholars and may have access to a range of extracurricular activities including external speakers and overseas study trips.

The International Relations programme from the University of Lincoln  connects students with tutors who have wide-ranging research expertise and can support students on their personal research and career paths. It places considerable emphasis on advanced research methods, enabling students to hone qualitative and quantitative research skills, and supporting them in becoming confident researchers in their own right. Students are invited to attend the School’s research seminar series.

Career and Personal Development

Occupations associated with international relations include roles within the civil service, diplomacy, multinational and international non-governmental organisations, political research, public affairs, the non-governmental sector, journalism, the armed forces, and education.

The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University. As a member of our alumni we also offer one-to-one support in the first year after completing your course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual and website resources for the following two years.

This service can include one-to-one coaching, CV advice and interview preparation to help you maximise your future opportunities.The service works closely with local, national and international employers, acting as a gateway to the business world.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Comparative Legislatures 

  • Critical Reading in the Social and Political Sciences 
  • Global Issues in Gender and Sexuality
  • Globalisation 
  • Masculinities, Power and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or second class honours degree in a relevant subject (or an equivalent-level qualification from an overseas university).
  • Candidates holding other qualifications, or substantial relevant work experience, may be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time Home/EU: £44 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £83 per credit point

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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