At Bath, our departments work together to broaden your choice of joint honours degrees, each with their unique perspective.
You can choose from the following undergraduate degree courses relating to politics:
- BA (Hons) International Politics and Modern Languages
- BSc (Hons) Politics and International Relations
- BSc (Hons) Politics with Economics
- BSc (Hons) Economics and Politics
Our degrees are designed to give you the skills to open up a wide range of careers. Our students' success is reflected in our rankings:
- Joint 1st for Career after 15 months in Politics in The Guardian University Guide 2022
- Joint 1st for Graduate Prospects in Politics in The Complete University Guide 2022
- 4th for Graduate Prospects in Politics in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
Take advantage of our established links and partnerships with a wide variety of organisations.
The placement year is a great opportunity to try different careers and improve your employability. Our dedicated placements team is there to help you every step of the way.
Those studying International Politics and Modern Languages spend Year 3 abroad, which is an integral part on this four-year course. You'll have the opportunity to live and work or study abroad, perfecting your language in a country where it is spoken.Find out more about going on placement
Be part of a diverse community in a great location.
The University of Bath campus is situated just on the edge of what is affectionately known as one of the most beautiful and one of the safest cities in the UK. As a student, you could be living here, surrounded by beautiful Georgian buildings and Roman history. There is a thriving café culture with plenty of restaurants, a great range of shops, music venues, museums, and a huge number of festivals planned throughout the year.
Most of the key locations are in walking distance of the centre or if you want to travel further afield, there are easy transport links to Bristol or London.