**Why choose this course?** What impact is the Syrian refugee crisis having on EU politics? How could Brexit affect US politics? On this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to participate in the politics of a globalised world. You will learn about the interconnected levels of politics - from local to national and international. The course has a focus on social and human rights, and developing you into an active global citizen. The course is flexible so you can study a combination of modules in politics, international relations, human rights, sociology, history and economics to suit your own interests. You will develop transferable skills in writing for specialist and general audiences, public speaking, collaborative working and critically evaluating claims made in politics. Kingston's proximity to central London enables you to participate in lectures, workshops, talks and political events in the capital and expand your knowledge beyond the classroom.