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Start your career in Politics

As our world shifts and changes, a degree in international politics becomes ever more important. You’ll learn from our tutors who are at the forefront of cutting-edge research and continue to influence policy around the world. With our many pathways, you also have the freedom to seek a variety of career paths from politics or law to economics or consulting.

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Get to know your course

Join Lisa Overton to find out more about studying Politics at MDX, including the modules that make up our programmes and a look at life after graduation.

We’re excited for you to join our creative community in the Autumn so that you can experience our outstanding teaching, learning and state-of-the-art facilities!

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Our work to defend human rights around the world through research and practice

As a student, you will work with researchers and scholars who apply their expertise to help protect human rights both in the UK and internationally.

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Get to know your tutors and support team

  • Meet Professor Laurent Pech

    Professor Pech is our Head of Department for Law and Politics and he specialises in EU Public Law.

  • Meet Joelle Grogan

    Interested in Brexit and EU Law? Learn from expert, Joelle Grogan, through her Sticky Tricky Law programme.

  • Meet your Graduate Academic Assistants

    The Graduate Academic Assistants are your go-to for academic support and advice.

  • Meet Professor William Schabas

    Professor William Schabas is a professor of International Law. Watch his book launch on The Trial of Kaiser Wilhem II.

We put knowledge into action in politics

Academic Dr Joelle Grogan gave evidence at a House of Lords inquiry into the government’s use of emergency powers during the global pandemic. She advised the government about the best approach based on her research into the use of legislation to enforce lockdowns in the UK.

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Hear from Asimina, a current student in European Law and Politics and Elisha, a graduate in Law and Social Sciences, about how Middlesex helped them to set goals for a career in Law and Politics and provided support to get them where they want to be.

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