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Politics and international relations courses

Achieve your ambitions in politics and international relations

Take a deep dive into the issues shaping lives with Middlesex.

Politics and international relations at Middlesex

Gain the essential knowledge to take your next steps in international relations, politics or law and get a grasp of the issues with real-world assignments and informative work placements.

You’ll be supported by tutors whose research informs current policy while postgraduate study offers experience with organisations such as the United Nations.

Our Politics courses at a glance

Global learning

Options to study at our global campuses in Dubai or Mauritius.

Hands-on learning

Whether it's working on group projects or participating in Mock UN Councils, you'll learn from practical teaching.

Renowned academics

Our academics are not only some of the best in their field but also make real-world impact in the industry.

We are in the top 300 worldwide for Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies).

Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2019

Politics facilities

Experience the buzz and atmosphere of the court room in our specialist chambers located inside Hendon Town Hall.

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