Humanities & Social Science,
CoursePolitics BA (Hons)
Full-time | Four years with a placement option
Politics is all around us, shaping our world as well as our everyday lives. This course will give you insight, knowledge and understanding of the role politics plays at local, national and global levels. With our internationally-renowned experts, you’ll gain both the practical and the theoretical knowledge you’ll need to understand and influence our world.
Choose from a wide range of module options, including British Government and Politics, Global Comparative Politics, Politics in Action, Comparative Local Government and Power, Politics and Morality.
Benefit from opportunities to engage in debates, attend conferences and learn from guest speakers. Previous Politics students have had opportunities to present at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Our #DMUworks careers programme can help you get work-ready through placement opportunities with local, national and global companies. Students have landed placement roles at the House of Commons, Welsh Assembly, GlaxoSmithKline and Rolls-Royce.
We are the only university in the UK to hold both ‘Congress to Campus’ and ‘European Parliament to Campus’ events, which see prominent political figures visit DMU to enhance your learning experience.
Study at a university recognised as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence because of the high standards of research and teaching in European studies.
Add an extra dimension to your studies through our #DMUglobal international experience scheme. Politics students have recently been on study-related trips to Hong Kong, Brussels and Washington, D.C. For instance students analysed the impact of the cold war on Berlin and considered how politics has affected the German economy.