Undergraduate Study for Politics

Our Degree Programmes

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, if you have any queries with regards to this programme please email Sociologyadmissions@ncl.ac.uk.

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:

Applying to study

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.

Study abroad

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.

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. If your query relates to your application, please contact Undergraduate Admissions.

Further information