Develop your knowledge of politics and economics. You’ll explore contemporary topics at national and global levels. This degree combines the study of political science with engagement in global politics and governance. It will appeal if you’re interested in issues of global power, decision-making, democracy and inequality. You’ll cover topics such as global development, political ideologies and economic thought. This will be explored through the study of a range of contemporary economic and political challenges facing international society. The course will provide you with a solid understanding of politics. The present day focus means you’ll look at both national and international issues, such as terrorism and climate change. Year 1 focuses on concepts and theories relating to both politics and international relations. You’ll explore studies of recent history and contemporary political and economic systems. In your second and final years, you will deepen your knowledge in core subjects and you may select from optional topics. You will also undertake a year-long, supervised dissertation in politics.