We are proud to be ranked in the top ten UK university Politics departments for career prospects.
(Complete University Guide, 2014)
The study of politics and international relations will provide you with a wide range of important transferable skills, enabling you to approach problems in a rigorous, analytical and critical way, and to communicate clearly and concisely in both speech and writing. Our graduates leave university with comprehensive knowledge of the historical and contemporary dynamics of important social phenomena and of major regions of the world. Their skills and knowledge not only make them attractive to employers in a broad spectrum of careers, but prepare them for further advanced research in many areas, not just politics and international relations.
The fields our graduates go into are listed on the right.