This is an American-style degree, four years in length. The Political Science major offers a thorough grounding in the main theoretical concepts used in the field. You will also be introduced to the political institutions and cultures of many different countries. Through combining theory and practice you will develop analytical, research and communication skills which will assist you in solving problems, understanding complex issues and developing policies. You will develop your arguments with examples drawn from contemporary events as well as academic theory. You will have opportunities to participate in and attend conferences, as well as take part in the Model United Nations. January start date - apply on our website. September start date - apply through UCAS.