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Undergraduate courses

Politics and International Relations

Confront issues with contemporary relevance

Discover our Politics and International Relations courses here, or find out more at an Open Day.

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Consider, debate and respond to some of the most pressing issues of our time, from climate change to international state security.

Studying politics or international relations can lead to career paths including the Civil Service, local government, charity work, security and intelligence, and international aid.


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International Relations BA (Hons)

International Relations is a growing academic subject which is relevant to the modern world and builds valuable transferable skills. On this degree you will explore and respond to complex ideas concerning states and state power, international...

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International Relations and History BA (Hons)

Find out how history informs the ideas and debates taking place on the global stage today. Explore issues of state power, human rights and global justice. Investigate historical research from around the world to build a global view of our past...

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International Relations and War Studies BA (Hons)

Our International Relations and War Studies degree combines 2 complementary subjects which are growing in popularity and prominence. On this degree you will explore state power, international security, human rights and the causes and consequences of...

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Politics BA (Hons)

When you study Politics you confront issues with contemporary relevance and practical implications. On this degree you will consider, debate and respond to some of the most pressing issues of our time; from climate change to international state...

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Politics and History BA (Hons)

Studying History and Politics will give you a deep understanding of the institutions, processes and events that shape our lives. Contemporary states, politics and ideas cannot be fully understood without analysing their historical background. This...

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Politics and International Relations BA (Hons)

In an increasingly globalised world, politics and international relations tackle pressing contemporary issues such as state power, international security, human rights and global justice...

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Politics and War Studies BA (Hons)

Study war and politics through the varied and interrelated approaches of military history, international relations, moral philosophy and media studies. Learn about how states develop, how societies are governed and the consequences of conflict...

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Politics, Philosophy and Economics BA (Hons)

Explore the theories, ideologies and processes which shape modern day thinking and society. Engage with crucial contemporary debates from the varied but complementary perspectives of economics, politics and philosophy...

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Politics, Philosophy and Ethics BA (Hons)

Our world is changing fast. With new technologies, political upheaval and global environmental concerns, The challenges we face now are different from previous generations. Confront the biggest issues facing the world today, and consider how we can...

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