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Undergraduate Politics and International Relations

Networking opportunities. Plenty of lively debates. Field trips to party conferences and political events. Edge Hill gives you a real-world experience of the political landscape. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of current events thanks to our lecturers who have worked in the field.

Graduate with the skills and knowledge to work within the system and change people’s lives. If you understand politics, you understand how the world works, and how to change it for the better.

Don’t just take our word for it – our students voted us 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2024 – Politics).

You’ll learn about events happening right now. We focus our teaching on the real world and the current political landscape.

Trips to London and other cities across Europe. Discover why we are 2nd in the UK for learning opportunities (National Student Survey 2023 – Politics).

You’ll graduate with a whole range of transferable skills, from writing a speech to analysing complex information.

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Discover Politics and International Relations at Edge Hill University

Networking opportunities. Plenty of lively debates. Field trips to party conferences and political events. Edge Hill gives you a real-world experience of the political landscape.
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University helps you discover who you really are and what you really believe in.

Nathan Ryding

BA (Hons) Politics and Criminology

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Lewis Melville holding BA (Hons) History & Politics graduation certificate.

Edge Hill has provided me with lots of real world experiences such as submitting Select Committee Reports that are now published in the House of Commons, and the interviews and conferences that I am able to be a part of.

Lewis Melville

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Headshot of BA (Hons) Politics and Sociology student, Thomas Jones. Student is wearing a white shirt and smiling.

My favourite part about my degree is the numerous opportunities to work with real-life clients. Learning about the material and then applying that to the real world has been insightful in seeing the reality of how political systems work.

Thomas Jones

BA (Hons) Politics and Sociology

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Lydia Brennan-Doran

Politics is a fast-paced environment. Our lectures and seminars were tailored to what was going on in contemporary politics, I would say that this certainly helped prepare me for my career.

Lydia Brennan-Doran

Politics Alumni

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Facilities

Politics and International Relations students are based in the Geosciences building. The contemporary facilities combine with a friendly and supportive learning environment to ensure that your studies are a rich and rewarding experience.

Our building features a large lecture theatre, small group teaching rooms, IT facilities and smaller tutorial spaces. There is also a large social area which encourages a more informal and interactive style of learning.

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