This course explores complex questions of governance, justice and economics in the context of contemporary political tensions and issues. Read more at the University of Portsmouth website. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? You will engage with contemporary political questions as you study with research-active specialists, trained in innovative and exciting teaching techniques. In the 2016 NSS, 100% of students said lecturers had made the course interesting and stimulating. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE Your studies can be shaped to your interests, with a wide range of options including foreign language study, and can include work placements as a sandwich year or while you study. You will receive tutorial support and personal development planning throughout the course. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for students interested in the study of political power, how it is gained and used, and its consequences. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED The course includes opportunities for work placements, and through your studies you will develop various skills such as team working, time and project management, analysis and presentational skills. You will also have the opportunity to work or study abroad. AFTER THE COURSE You will be prepared for a range of graduate careers, such as teaching, research, in voluntary organisations or media and personnel management. You will also be well placed for postgraduate study.