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The Exeter Award

Enhance your employability


  • combine subjects not otherwise possible at Exeter
  • cross-subject degrees to suit your interests and career ambitions
  • leads to a named degree title of the subjects you study
  • study two subjects, or sometimes three
  • create your own themed pathway
  • vary the proportion of the subjects each year
  • add vocational elements to your studies
  • opportunities for study and work abroad


First year programme - Flexible Combined Honours

International studentsTwo compulsory International Relations modules are taken during the first year:

  • Globalisation of World Politics - POL1017 (15 credits)
  • The Challenges of World Politics in the 21st Century - POL1018 (15 credits)

and 30 credits chosen from level 1 options available in Politics/International Relations, e.g.:

  • State and Society - POL1006 (15 credits)
  • Politics and Economy of the Contemporary Middle East - POL1023 (15 credits)
  • ...there are many to choose from, and they vary each year. A full list is available on the Politics/International Relations department's options web page

to make a total of 60 credits in this half of the overall Flexible Combined Honours degree programme.

If you want to combine Politics and International Relations, you must take the 'established' Combined Honours degree of that name - BSc Politics and International Relations.

International Relations - Politics department.