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Undergraduate courses starting in 2024

This is an exciting time to study politics. You’ll explore current dilemmas and engage with ideas that push boundaries.

By gaining methodological skills and a deep understanding of our changing world, you’ll be able to respond to challenges facing contemporary societies.

Our staff have particular expertise in:

  • conflict
  • security
  • climate politics
  • international relations
  • EU and British politics
  • gender
  • nationalism
  • populism
  • radical politics

Graduates often go on to work in the civil service, private and voluntary sector, banking, finance, media, and national, European and international organisations.



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 (Graduating year, 2020)