801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Politics (with Foundation Year) - Teesside University

**Course overview**: This course includes an integrated foundation year, ideal if you don’t have the appropriate subjects and/or grades to go straight into year one. Politics is an incredibly diverse and varied subject, and our degree explores politics in the UK, EU, and further afield. With a politics degree you develop transferable skills sought by employers, including effective communication in a range of verbal and written forms, critical thinking, and time-management. You learn frameworks, skills, and concepts to be able to explain and practice politics in the outside world. The degree mixes the study of core theories and concepts with the study of concrete events. The range of modules enables you to analyse contemporary political developments at home and abroad, and you are offered the opportunity to take a dedicated careers module. You explore vital issues such as political violence, international relations, political ideologies, gender and politics, political communications, revolution, social movements, and electoral and parliamentary politics in the UK and USA. **After the course**: A variety of career paths will be open to you, including national and local politics, local government, law, accountancy, social work, librarianship, journalism, public relations, teaching and retail management.