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Political Science

The Political Studies Association exists to develop and promote the study of politics. The political science major provides a basis for careers in law, public administration, corporate and current affairs, and journalism, as well as graduate study in the field. The program includes a foundation in political theory and comparative politics.

Why Study Political Science in UK universities?

There are numerous very good reasons for choosing to study Political Science at a UK university:

  • Political science is the preferred choice in law school and those seeking careers in government or public service.
  • Political science provides a good foundation for a career in the professions such as law, financial services and teaching.
  • Further study in political at postgraduate and PhD level is also a potential career path.

Course modules can include: Majors:

  • Politics and international relations
  • Politics and Sociology
  • Polities and social policy
  • Law and Politics
  • Philosophy and politics
  • Politics and Economics
  • History and politics
  • Politics and society
  • Human Rights and International Politics

Where Should I study Political Science?

UK institutions and universities which consistently appear top in the rankings for political science are:

  • University of Kent
  • University of York
  • University of Glasgow
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • University of Essex
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Bath
  • University of Durham
  • University of Sheffield
  • Loughborough University
  • University of Warwick
  • Aston University
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Cardiff
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Southampton
  • City University London
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Manchester
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