Do you have ideas about how the world should be run? What values should shape global politics? Should the future be defined by religion, capitalism or communism? Do human rights really matter? Are people equal and what does it mean to be free? These are questions of Politics and International Relations. If they interest you, then you interest us!
- Politics students can have a semester abroad in Hong Kong and the USA.
- Students can take the 'National Assembly for Wales Internship' where the students work for an AM at the National Assembly in Cardiff.
- Students can study a 'Parliamentary Studies" module which includes sessions with members of parliament and the House of Lords, visits to the Palace of Westminster. Staff from the Houses of Parliament will deliver some classes and will be available to act as informal project advisors to students who take the follow on Dissertation in parliamentary studies module.
- Our students have an academic mentor who provides pastoral support and guidance on issues that may affect their well-being, attendance and progress through University.
The Politics degree provides you with the essential skills to help you make sense of the complex, fast moving world in which we live; to think on your feet and consider issues and events from a wide variety of perspectives.