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1st for student satisfaction

We are delighted to be 1st in the UK for student satisfaction in our development studies courses according to the National Student Survey 2020.

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School of Politics and International Studies - Undergraduate

Undergraduate degrees

We explore real-world challenges which influence lives locally, nationally and internationally. Our academic community will encourage you to examine these issues with passion and intelligence whilst developing a range of transferable skills. Our aim is to help you become a top class graduate — able to make a difference in society — having had an excellent student experience.

There are also a variety of joint honours opportunities available, allowing you to combine two different interests across subject areas. Take a look at the University's course finder to search all of the options

Enrichment opportunities

Choosing your degree is just the start. We offer many opportunities outside of your studies to tailor your experience and enhance your personal development.

Top 20

in the UK for politics

Guardian University League Tables 2021

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Luke Humphrey
Student | BA International Development
“I joined Leeds Student Radio and Newspaper, developing my interest in media, politics and music while having fun and making friends. I also volunteered at Development in Action which is a youth-led charity doing awesome work in the UK and India.”

Studying with us

You'll be supported and inspired by the expertise of our academic staff. You'll also have access to a wide range of opportunities, all designed to expand your degree according to your interests and aspirations.

Top 10

most targeted by graduate employers

High Fliers report, 2020

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Student views

Read what some of our current students from across the globe have to say about their studies and experience.

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