**Why Warwick?** We’re a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards. Today more than 25,000 students thrive across four faculties, which feature over 70 research centres and institutes. We’re a constant presence in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities, and the most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2017, High Fliers Research Ltd). All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a safe, energetic and cosmopolitan campus with flexible, well-equipped study spaces to help you stretch yourself personally, professionally and academically. Whether you want to be a front-runner in a fast-moving graduate job market, or to make a difference and change the world, we want you here. **The course** This course enables you to critically engage with the political and international world, exploring theoretical and empirical approaches to political ideas and issues both nationally and globally. You will gain an in-depth understanding of how numbers, metrics, statistics and quantitative analysis shape the world we live in and help us understand politics from the local to the global. This course is based in our Politics and International Studies (PAIS) Department, one of the UK’s biggest and most successful Politics departments for teaching and research. You will build a strong understanding of politics and international studies, while gaining advanced skills in quantitative methods. Your degree includes participation in a paid quantitative methods work placement and an annual Quantitative Methods Spring Camp, as well as offering the opportunity to study abroad. You will emerge with the ability to utilise a range of advanced quantitative methodologies, alongside analytical and communicative research and presentation skills obtained through independent and collaborative study.