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.
School of Politics and International Studies - Undergraduate
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.
Choosing your degree is just the start. We offer many opportunities outside of your studies to tailor your experience and enhance your personal development.
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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.
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