Undergraduate Study for Politics

At Newcastle you’ll not just learn how the world is, you’ll think about how it should be and how political change actually takes place.

From everyday individual decisions, such as what to spend and where to shop, through issues affecting communities, such as the provision of public services, through to international issues of war, hunger and international finance: everything is political.

Our Degree Programmes

At Newcastle we offer the following degree programmes:

We also offer joint degrees in:

Why study Politics at Newcastle?

Study in a flexible, challenging, supportive and rewarding environment

The expertise of our academic staff covers all aspects of politics, giving you a wide variety of study options to shape your politics degree. Programmes at Newcastle are intellectually challenging, stimulating and satisfying, and you’ll have the resources, support and encouragement you need to realise your potential.

Study abroad

There are many opportunities for you to study abroad, whether this is for one term or a full year. We have exchange agreements with a wide range of universities across Europe and beyond, including in North America and Australasia.

Make a career

Every year, our graduates enter careers in politics-related fields across the UK, Europe, and the world. Last year our graduates went on to the Houses of Parliament, the BBC, Amnesty International, Northumberland County Council, Apple, Goldman Sachs, KPMG, HSBC, and Aviva.

Visit us

If you are thinking about applying, you can learn more about Politics at Newcastle by attending one of our university Open Days, open to all prospective students.

Study with us

Applications are made online through UCAS; if you have any questions about studying Politics at Newcastle please contact us on +44 (0)191 208 3921 or email politicsadmissions@ncl.ac.uk.

Tuition fees and funding

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.

Contact us

If you have any questions about coming to study with us, please email us at politicsadmissions@ncl.ac.uk or call our office on +44 (0) 191 208 7531.