Political Sciences Undergraduate Courses

Stand out from the crowd with a political science degree from the University of Derby. Our practical, real world approach will equip you with the skills you’ll need to understand and influence our political world.

With a strong emphasis on practice, you’ll have a wealth of opportunities to gain experience of grass roots, local, national and international politics through workbased learning and projects.

You will explore current affairs, global development and learn how to build good relations between people, communities and countries. Expert teaching from experienced practitioners will prepare you for your career in international politics.

“Real life experiences that set you apart”

“The International Relations course teaches us how the politics of the world’s nations work. We were all given the chance to go to the United Nations in Geneva and not just talk to but change the views of some influential people. This Political Sciences course does not cradle you - it gives you real life experiences that set you apart from everyone else.

“I would really recommend the University of Derby. It’s a place of great heritage with a friendly and diverse local community.”


Why you should study Politics at the University of Derby

What our Political Sciences graduates do

Our political science degrees prepare you for success and give you the best start in your career.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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