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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.

By combining politics with another related subject, you’ll come away with valuable skills and the knowledge of how to work within the system to change the world.

Don’t just take our word for it – our students voted us 3rd in the UK for overall satisfaction (National Student Survey 2022 – Politics).

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

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

You’ll have the opportunity to take trips to London and other cities across Europe in each year of study.

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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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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

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