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International relations is the study of how countries interact with each other. It is a combination of politics, history, sociology, law, economics and geography, and how all of these components come together in the context of international cooperation.
You will develop your understanding of how states work together for the better of society, trying not to repeat historical mistakes, and provide future developments.
Modules you study might include global history, war and peace, international conflict, modern politics, and international security. Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These could include lectures and seminars, as well as group projects. You may also be given the opportunity to take part in a work placement.
Canada has a well earned reputation as a kind and welcoming country, making it a popular destination for international students looking to study abroad. If you choose to study in Canada, you will be able to access some of the worlds leading universities, as well as study in an environment that is encouraging of your development both inside and outside of the classroom. You will be able to choose from many highly ranked universities according to the QS World University rankings.
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