Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

Undergraduate Students

Politics and International Studies is a unique department that brings together research and teaching in international, political and development studies.

We offer five degree courses for undergraduate students.

Our BA programmes are flexible. You can choose degree modules that cross discipline boundaries, and develop a degree structure that meets your interests and career aspirations.

All our lecturers are active researchers, and their expertise and understanding will inform and enlighten your study.

New Undergraduate Library

The University of Leeds is building a new flagship library which is purpose-designed to support student learning. Take a look at the construction process and the excellent end result:

Students' Union

So much choice at Leeds University UnionOur award-winning students' union is an integral part of your time with us - whether you are enhancing your studies through subject-relevant societies, continuing your love of sport or music, increasing your skills and CV, or just spending time with like-minded people. 

POLIS brochure

University of Leeds Politics and International Studies Brochure 2016

Student View

Dan Pritchett, BA Politics"In my third year I spent a year in Ankara, Turkey. It offered me the opportunity to test myself, learn about a culture so vastly different from my own, and also allowed me to pursue a more diverse set of topics."

Dan Pritchett, BA Politics

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