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Why study Politics?

Politics is a process in which groups of people resolve conflicts and make collective decisions.

The aim of this course is to provide you with knowledge and understanding of political concepts and principles. You will develop skills in interpreting, analysing and evaluating political arguments and learn to debate in a critical way. The course encourages a comparative approach to politics and uses a wide range of local, national and international examples.

Career Pathways

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Administration and Management

Arts, Social Sciences and Languages

Communications and Media

Information, Culture and Heritage


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