POLITICS: - Politics is the study of the way power and influence are distributed within society and how this affects decision making within and among countries and states. You will study the ideas which inform and explain political activity alongside political institutions and behaviour. SCOTTISH HISTORY: - The study of history is the study of change and continuity in human society through time. Scottish history is the study of Scotland’s past. You will learn different approaches to studying the past as a way of understanding the present in its political, economic, ideological, social and cultural sense. Scottish History at Glasgow boasts world-leading researchers at the cutting edge of the discipline across all periods, from medieval to modern. The Centre for Scottish & Celtic Studies at Glasgow addresses Scottish history in a genuinely cross-disciplinary environment and students are encouraged to get involved.