Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

We’re top 10 in the UK in recognition of our excellent student experience.

Undergraduate Students

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

We offer three single honours degree courses for undergraduate students.

We also parent a joint honours degree course:

There are a number of other joint honours options, combined with our single honours programmes. 

Discover more at courses.leeds.ac.uk 

All 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.

Undergraduate study at POLIS

Discover the opportunities available to you when you join one of our undergraduate degrees and meet some of our staff and student community.

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. 


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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