Political Science Degrees

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    Study Political Science

    Political science is a social science that studies the systems of governance, as well as the analysis of political activities, political thoughts and political behaviour. You will also explore the theory and practice of politics, as well as understanding the inner workings of political parties and powers.

    Political science is a popular degree choice for pre-law courses, making it a great option for those interested in pursuing law school.

    Coursework

    An undergraduate degree will look at all elements of government and politics. You will gain knowledge in a multitude of areas, from the political economy, to campaign strategies. Your course will cover research skills, as well as how political and economic decisions affect the general public.

    Your degree will mainly be taught through lectures and seminars. Some courses may require you to undertake a placement during your course, but this depends on your institution. If a placement is something you wish to participate in, check with your institution whether they provide this opportunity or not.

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