Politics and International Studies

Undergraduate study

Politics and International Studies at Loughborough University 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, we have 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 5 in the UK for Teaching in Politics 
    (NSS 2017)

  • Outstanding employability 

    97% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of graduation*
    (DLHE, 2017 graduates)

  • Rated by students 

    History ranked 2nd in the UK for Student Experience. Politics ranked 3rd. (Times University Guide 2018)

  • 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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