At Newcastle we offer the following degree programmes:
This programme allows you to specialise in a particular aspect of politics – for example, international politics or political theory – or to choose a broad spread of interests.
This programme combines key elements of both disciplines, whilst giving students the opportunity to specialise in either one as the degree progresses.
This is a specialised four year programme, including a one year placement at a European University.
We also offer joint degrees in:
The disciplines of politics and sociology share a focus on explaining and interpreting our social world. This three year programme combines aspects of both areas of study. This programme is administered in the sociology department, and the admissions tutor is Dr. Lisa Garforth.
This three year programme is currently administered in the History Department.
You can also take Politics, alongside other subjects in the school as part of a degree in Combined Honours:
Applications are made online through UCAS, and more information about the process is available from our Undergraduate Admissions department. If you are thinking about applying, you can learn more about politics by attending one of our university visit days.
Undergraduate applicants who receive an offer will be invited to attend one of our open days. If you are unable to attend an open or visit day, or if you have any questions about politics degrees at Newcastle, please contact Dr Graham Long, the Department's admissions tutor.
There are many opportunities for you to study abroad, whether this is for one term or, on one of our courses, for a full year. We have exchange agreements with a wide range of universities across Europe and beyond, including in North America and Australasia.
The university offers a number of bursaries and fees reductions for undergraduate students that you may be eligible for. More information can be found in the Student Finance section of the University website.
If you have any questions about coming to study with us, please contact our Admissions Tutor, Dr. Graham Long or call our office on +44 (0) 191 222 7531. If your query relates to your application, please contact Undergraduate Admissions.