City's BSc (Hons) Politics course recognises how in today’s increasingly interconnected world, understanding the central issues and trends that characterise 21st century politics requires students to look beyond the borders of any single nation and to adopt a global perspective. The politics course at City, University of London focuses on global domestic politics and adds a comparitive element allowing you to compare and contrast how different democracies and political styles have dealt with global crisis. It also allows students to look into emerging markets such as Brazil and China. The BSc (Hons) Politics is for those students who wish to develop a deep understanding of the main forces shaping the functioning of politics across different countries and regions of the world, on the basis of rigorous academic and research skills. The course places emphasis on gaining several core skills suitable to a variety of career options such as political organisations, government or Civil Service, research institutions or think tanks, teaching, media and communications and a range of careers in the private sector.