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Undergraduate courses starting in 2021

During a period of significant political upheaval and uncertainty, this is an exciting time to be studying politics. How is power handled and where does it lie?

There are few more interesting and relevant disciplines than that of politics. You’ll explore current issues at a national and international level, engaging with ideas and issues that push at the boundaries of mainstream politics. This will provide you with an invaluable understanding of the world as you learn to identify and respond to key challenges facing contemporary political systems.

Our academic staff have particular expertise in conflict and security, international relations, EU and British politics, gender politics, nationalism, populism and radical politics.



The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.

‘This degree is really preparing me quite well for my future because it's giving me the choice to either work straight away or go into graduate study.’
Felix BSc Politics and International Relations (2020)