Politics, History and International Relations

Undergraduate study

The Department of Politics, History and International Relations is a lively and supportive community in which you will be challenged to review and question not just your knowledge, but how you acquire knowledge.

Committed to providing the best possible student experience, the Department has established an excellent reputation for student satisfaction and for enabling students to access valuable experiences outside of academia.

As well as furthering your understanding of politics, history and international relations, we will help you to develop the skills and knowledge to build a successful career in a diverse range of professions and industries.

Our students have gone on to work in journalism, business and the media, and for pressure groups, political organisations, charities, NGOs and political institutions in the EU and all around the world. 

  • Recognised as excellent 

    Top 10 in the UK
    (The Guardian University Guide 2017)

  • Outstanding employability 

    97% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of graduation*
    (DLHE, 2015 graduates)

  • Rated by students 

    History ranked 4th in the UK for student satisfaction. Politics rated 3rd.

  • A truly global degree 

    Exciting study abroad and language learning opportunities 

  • Diverse Placement opportunities 

    Support available to every student to help them gain vital work experience 

*Full-time UK first degree students available for work or study

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