Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

It's official. We have been named University of the Year 2017.

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 has 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

Andrew Wilson"I decided to Study Abroad to experience new cultures and gain new experiences. In Melbourne, I lived in the heart of a large, vibrant city, which was a lot of fun and I met people from all over the world."

Andrew Wilson 2012-16 (BA International Development)

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