University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom Located in one of England’s major cities, University of Birmingham offers not only a vibrant academic life, but also rich cultural experience. Modules under its International Relations program and its Political Science Program are suitable for students taking Global Politics and Security, International Political Economy and Development, and Peace and Conflict Studies.

Program: Student Exchange

Duration: 1 semester Minimum

GPA: 3.00

Tuition: paid at home institution

Quota: 1 students /year

Deadlines: • Nomination in February, application in March (for Autumn semester) • Nomination in October, application in November (for Spring semester)

Minimum IELTS: 6.5 overall (no band under 6.0)

Minimum TOEFL: 88 overall (no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking, 21 in Writing)

Living cost: GBP 1,050 – 1,300

Insurance: –

Entry Requirements • Students must be officially nominated by the home institution. • Students must complete the online application process and include the following documents: one academic reference, a copy of official academic transcript, language proficiency certificate, and a copy of passport.

Tuition & Living Cost Fees:

Tuition fee waived by host institution, paid at home institution Living cost GBP 1,050 – 1,300 /month Details: Accommodation GBP 550 – 600 /month Meals GBP 200 – 300 /month Public Transportation GBP 100 / month Miscellaneous GBP 200 – 300 /month.

Credit Transfer

University of Birmingham Grade IUP in IR Grade
70% and above 1st – First Class Honours A Amat Baik
60-69% 2.1 – Upper Second Class Honours A/B Baik
50-59% 2.2 – Lower Second Class Honours B Baik
40-49% 3rd – Third Class Honours C Cukup
39% and below Fail D Tidak Lulus


Courses Offered

(5 credits at University of Birmingham = 3 SKS at UGM)

War Torn States and Post-Conflict Reconstruction in the South

Populism in Contemporary Politics

Global Capitalism and Migration

Gender in World Politics

Body Politics: Security, Economy, Violence

Left Parties and Protest Movements

Varieties of Capitalism and Welfare State Models

Conflict, Statehood and Sovereignty in World Politics

War and Peace in Theory and Practice

Rebels and Revolutionaries: The Politics of Non-State Armed Groups

America and the Middle East through Politics and Film

Controversies in Contemporary Democracies: Comparative Perspectives

Diplomatic History Post-1945

Global Governance

British Politics

Political Economy, Energy and Security