BA (Hons) Politics
Plan for your future with a Politics degree, and discover why we are ranked 2nd in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for Politics (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
- Award BA (Hons)
- Start date January 2022, September 2022
- Duration 48 months or 36 months
- Mode of study Part-time, Full-time, Campus based
- UCAS Code L200
- Study abroad opportunities
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Politics permeates every aspect of our lives – shaping our opinions, informing our decisions and helping us to understand what motivates people.
When you study Politics at the University of Stirling, you’ll increase your awareness of the different political systems, ideologies and policies that impact people’s lives regionally, nationally and globally. We’re ranked among the best universities for Politics in Scotland, and are highly regarded for our strong, research-led approach to teaching.
A Politics degree helps you develop the intellectual, communication and analytical skills employers are looking for. You’ll open the door to a wide range of career opportunities – from politics itself, to connected arenas such as commerce, civil service, journalism, law and teaching. There are also plenty of opportunities to broaden your horizons by studying abroad during your course, including through our Politics-specific partnership with the Universities og Gothenburg in Sweden.
Enhance your understanding of how the world works, and gain the skills you need to play your part in shaping it with a Politics degree from the University of Stirling.
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BA (Hons) Politics and Social Policy
Read Amy's storyThe Careers and Employability Service is a wonderful resource that all students should make use of during their time at Stirling (and even after you graduate)! The guidance they offer gives you the skills you need to be a cut above the rest of the graduate market