Our BSc Politics and International Relations combines the study of international relations with the more traditional disciplines of political theory and comparative politics. It affords an opportunity to develop a firm grounding in both the theory and practice of global politics, and therefore to develop a particularly in-depth understanding of the contemporary political world. Do you have an interest in politics at both national and international levels? Are you curious about contemporary political debates and a passionate follower of current affairs? Then apply for the BSc in Politics and International Relations degree at the University of Southampton. This thought-provoking BSc degree provides a comprehensive grounding in crucial topics in politics and international relations, such as the organization of political systems, the influence of political ideas and thinkers, conceptualisations of international politics and global developments, and the theory and practice of democracy in modern states. Our BSc degree is designed to develop your critical thinking skills, hone your analytical capacity, and train you in a range of research skills which are highly valued by employers. Graduates from this BSc are well placed to pursue careers in political institutions at local, national and international levels, government and the civil service, think tanks and advocacy organisations, business and journalism.