International Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Huddersfield 89% 0% 0% £4647 £16000 195 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Ulster University 87% 5% 0% £9250 £15360 108 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Ulster University 87% 5% 0% £9250 £15360 108 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Ulster University 89% 0% 10% £9250 £15360 109 Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Essex 84% 4% 3% £8760 £18800 171 Colchester On campus Part-time
SOAS, University of London 84% 4% 3% £12720 £21750 171 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 84% 4% 3% £5085 £10460 171 London On campus Part-time
University of Kent 84% 4% 3% £4195 £13810 171 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of West London - - - - - - Ealing On campus Full-time
Ulster University - - - £9250 £15360 - Coleraine On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 89% 0% 0% £9250 - 195 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Bath 89% 0% 0% - - 195 Bath On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 89% 0% 0% - - 195 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 90% 4% 3% £9250 - 169 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 80% 5% 3% £9250 - 169 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 91% 4% 0% £9250 - 159 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 89% 4% 0% £9250 - 180 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 93% 4% 3% £9250 - 170 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 97% 4% 3% £9250 - 164 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 84% 4% 3% £9250 - 171 Coventry On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 84% 4% 3% - - 171 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 84% 4% 3% £5450 - 171 Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Oxford 84% 4% 3% - - 171 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 84% 4% 3% - - 171 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 84% 4% 3% - - 171 Brighton On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 84% 4% 3% - - 171 Nottingham On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 84% 4% 3% - - 171 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 84% 4% 3% - - 171 Belfast On campus Full-time
The University of Buckingham 79% - 15% £34848 £55638 112 Buckingham On campus Full-time
The University of Buckingham 79% - 15% £25344 £40464 112 Buckingham On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
82 /100
76749 students of International Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of International Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24168 £23490 £28242
25-75 percentile range £20009 - £28338 £17512 - £29442 £21427 - £37533

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24639 £24704 £30219
25-75 percentile range £20826 - £28317 £19319 - £30889 £23353 - £39742

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for International Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of International Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of International Studies

  • Business Sector
  • Government
  • Social Services
  • Consulting Firms
  • Educational Institutions

Specialisations within International Studies

  • Global Political Economy and International Politics
  • International Development and Health
  • International Organisations, Security and Human Rights
  • Sustainability

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of International Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of International Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of International Studies at Anglia Ruskin University

35% Elementary occupations
25% Protective service occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Customer service occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of International Studies in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for International Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for International Studies studies:
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Laws - LLM
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Masters in Research - MRes
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Honours) - BASc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)

Politics, International Studies and Italian at The University of Warwick received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 97 out of 100 among 14 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of International Studies was £24168 15 months after graduation, £23490 3 years after graduation and £28242 5 years after graduation.