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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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Open days are suitable whether you are looking to study an undergraduate programme or postgraduate course. Attending an open day provides an opportunity for you, and your family, to see our beautiful campus.

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Discover Politics at Edge Hill University

Pick from four topical degrees that combine politics with a closely linked subject like law or history.
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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

BA (Hons) History & Politics

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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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The £6m Law and Psychology building provides contemporary teaching and learning facilities for students in the School of Law, Criminology and Policing.

The three-storey building includes a 250-seat lecture theatre, seminar and tutorial rooms, and social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning

Law and Psychology