BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (Political Science)

Start Date:
September 2020; January 2021
3 years, full time

Study a degree that’s tailor-made for you.

A liberal arts degree gives you the freedom to focus on the subjects that most interest you. You’ll concentrate on a major area of study while maintaining a breadth of learning spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences.

The Political Science Major will give you a broad and in-depth knowledge of the complexity of global politics.

You will examine political institutions from across the world and critically analyse the ways in which they operate and distribute power and resources.

Using case studies drawn from contemporary and historic events, you will learn how to develop policies that aim to resolve complex political issues.

With over 140 nationalities on campus, you’ll encounter a diverse range of perspectives that will broaden your understanding of global politics.

Elective modules will help you understand the breadth of this discipline and also give you a broad skillset.

Options to learn a language and study abroad at one of our international partners will help expand your learning and global outlook.

This degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in fields such as politics, diplomacy, international business, economics, history, law and media.

Tuition Fees
    £18,000 (fee for one academic year. Fees for subsequent years are subject to increase)
Entry Requirements 
  • 3 A-levels (typically BCC) or international equivalent Mathematics GCSE at grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent

English Language Requirements 

IELTS: Overall score of 6.0 with no score below 5.5 in any of the four components, or equivalent

Course Features 
  • A tailor-made degree that reflects your personal and professional interests

  • Opportunity to study abroad

  • A choice of over 50 electives spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences

  • Studying in London will enable you to examine global issues first-hand as they unfold

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Year 1

  • Energy Security and Economics

  • Introduction to Comparative Politics

  • Introduction to Political Ideologies

  • Society and Mass Violence

  • Theory and Practice in Political Science

  • Five Elective Modules

Year 2

  • Crime and Society

  • Global Human Trafficking

  • NGOs and Civil Society

  • Research Methods for Political Science

  • The Politics of Gender

  • Five Elective Modules

Year 3

  • British Politics

  • European Politics: Integration and Polarisation

  • Globalisation and Individual Lives

  • Theory and Practice of Social Enterprise

  • Five Elective Modules

  • Major Capstone (dissertation)

Course Leader 
Dr Mireille Hebing


'Liberal Arts offers a broad understanding of a wide variety of fields that all interlink and complement each other. This structure allows you to develop as a well-rounded individual.'

Ekaterina Engelsberg, Russia and Switzerland

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