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Holders of the Thanewiyah are not normally eligible for direct entry onto our undergraduate courses without completion of a suitable foundation programme, such as one of our foundation pathways. Holders of the Tawijihi are not normally eligible for direct entry onto our undergraduate courses without completion of a suitable foundation programme, such as one of our foundation pathways. Holders of the Thanawiyan are not normally eligible for direct entry onto our undergraduate courses without completion of a suitable foundation programme, such as one of our foundation pathways. The University will consider students who have taken A Level examinations and the International Baccalaureate for entrance to undergraduate programmes.

  • Holders of Higher Diplomas with a good performance (at least B+ or GPA 3.2 above) will be considered for entry to year 2 of relevant undergraduate degree programmes within Engineering and Computer Science.
  • Democratic peace theory is a theory that suggests that the nature of democracy means that democratic countries will not go to war with each other.
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International relations is the study of the interactions of different nations and organizations around the world. Learn about the definition of international relations and explore the schools of thought and other subfields of international relations. You may apply for graduate entry if you hold an acceptable undergraduate or postgraduate award. The award must be at least one year full-time in duration and considered at least comparable in level to a UK bachelor degree. Professional qualifications and memberships will be considered on an individual basis. You’ll study and learn with academics who are active researchers, experts in their field and have a passion for their subjects.

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Two critical theories in international relations are neo-Marxism and feminism. Neo-Marxism focuses less on the role of states and more on the role of economic factors in the international system. Feminism argues that masculine ideas of aggression and war color how the nation-state and international system are characterized.

For study on our Foundation and Undergraduate programmes, English language at grade C or above in the WAEC SSCE is sufficient to meet the standard English language requirements. Holders of the Thanawiyan are not normally eligible for direct entry onto an undergraduate course without completion of a suitable foundation programme, such as one of our own foundation pathways. Candidates from Costa Rica generally require a) A levels or IB Diploma or b) Bachiller en la Enseñanza Media plus a recognised foundation programme or c) successfully completed the first year of the Bachiller or Licenciado with 8/10 or higher. For study on our Foundation and Undergraduate programmes, English language at grade C/6 or above in the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination is sufficient to meet the standard English language requirements.

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Many advocate that the current international system is characterized by growing interdependence; the mutual responsibility and dependency on others. Advocates of this point to growing globalization, particularly with international economic interaction. The role of international institutions, and widespread acceptance of a number of operating principles in the international system, reinforces ideas that relations are characterized by interdependence. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 had led to unipolarity, with the United States as a sole superpower, although many refuse to acknowledge the fact. However, China’s strategic force unable of projecting power beyond its region and its nuclear arsenal of 250 warheads (compared to 7,700 of the United States) mean that the unipolarity will persist in the policy-relevant future. Polarity in international relations refers to the arrangement of power within the international system.

Students who hold the East African Advanced Certificate of Education , Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education , Cambridge Higher School Certificate and National Form VI Examination will be considered for entrance to undergraduate programmes. For study on our Foundation and Undergraduate programmes, English language at grade 5 or above in the South African National Senior Certificate (or pre-2008 in the Senior Certificate) is sufficient to meet the standard English language requirements. The University has established Advance Standing Agreements with 5 Polytechnics in Singapore which provide guidelines for some of the Diplomas we will accept and scores required by certain departments . Departments that are not part of this list can still consider Diplomas for entry to undergraduate programmes. Diplomas that are not on the list will be considering on an individual basis and may require you to provide further details such as the curriculum and module transcripts to identify suitability. Candidates from Peru generally require a) A levels or IB Diploma or b) a recognised foundation programme or c) successfully completed the first year of the Título de Licenciado with at least 13/20.