This programme takes advantage of the combined expertise of staff in Politics and in the University of Liverpool Management School and explores the links between politics and international business.
You will be given a broad introduction to key theoretical and analytical approaches to understanding the relationship between politics and international business and will apply these approaches to everyday settings.
The international emphasis of this programme is unique and distinct from the alternative combination of ‘politics and business’, offered through Honours Select.
Programme in detail
In Year One, you will take a total of eight compulsory modules (worth 120 credits), four in Politics and four in International Business.
In Year Two, you will take modules that deal with the international political sphere. Modules included are International organisations and International finance – non-specialist.
In Year Three modules are available on International economic relations and
Department Key Facts
Number of first year students
184 Year One undergraduates in 2018
94% are employed or in further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, 50% of our research impact was judged outstanding.
The Department produces research of international standing and engages in a wide range of dissemination and engagement work to ensure the impact of this work is maximised both within academia and beyond.
Why this subject?
Build your degree to reflect your interests
At Liverpool, you’ll get genuine diversity in the range of modules we offer with themes focused at national and international levels. Our programmes provide you with a solid foundation of political studies in Year One and we’ll then encourage and guide you to choose modules to develop your own specialist interests.
Strengthen your employability skills for a wide-range of careers
Our programmes are developed with a broad range of employers and industries in mind and the extensive critical, communication and research skills our students gain have meant our recent graduates have found success in a diverse range of careers.
Learn from research-active staff
You’ll explore theory and develop an understanding of historical, current and future developments. Study at Liverpool and immerse yourself in an environment where all your lecturers are actively researching and publishing in their specialist fields, with national and international reach.
Take placements to enhance your experience
We offer a range of placements including international exchange programmes at one of our partner universities and an exciting opportunity to secure a placement with an MP at Westminster.