BA (Hons) Politics (International)

Take your first steps into international politics with our highly-rated course. Combine your degree with Modern Languages for a unique edge in the job market.

Politics (International)

Key facts

  • Award BA (Hons)
  • Start date September or January
  • Duration 48 months or 36 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Full-time, Campus based
  • UCAS Code L240
  • Study abroad opportunities

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If you’re contemplating a future in the world of politics, you’ll need to understand issues of power, alliances, conflict and peace on a global scale.

The University of Stirling will help you build a confident and well-rounded knowledge of all these issues and more – from the decision-making processes of influential organisations, through to the question of how societies are shaped. You’ll be learning in a research-led environment, where the latest political events are dissected by recognised experts. You’ll also benefit from our career-focused approach, which enables you to pick up the practical and analytical skills employers are looking for.

To further enhance your international outlook, you’ll have a chance to spend a semester studying Politics at the University of Gothenburg – or a range of other partner institutions. You can also combine International Politics with French or Spanish to add another valuable facet to everything you’re leaning.

Guest lecturers and field trips give you real insights into the professional applications of an International Politics degree. Our alumni include a former Secretary of State for Defence and Member of Parliament, and there really is no limit to where in the world a degree in International Politics can take you.

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Stefano Intropido
Italy
BA (Hons) International Politics and Languages
I wouldn’t be where I am now if it wasn’t for excellent staff members who shared their knowledge, passion and commitment for a better world.
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