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Politics and International Relations

Explore real-world challenges which influence lives locally, nationally and internationally. At Newcastle we will take you beyond the headlines and bring political issues alive.

Be an independent thinker and researcher

Politics is one of the most dynamic and diverse academic subjects.

You will study everything from pressing issues of international crisis to the latest domestic developments.

Choose topics which span continents and ideologies according to your interests.

Combine your studies with other subject areas to broaden your knowledge and equip you for a wide range of careers.

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Politics and International Relations at Newcastle University

International Foundation course

We also offer an International Foundation course in Humanities and Social Sciences. This course prepares you for an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects from law to media, to politics to combined honours.

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Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence.