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Global studies

Impatient to be a future global change-maker?

Global studies

Global thinking for global problems

You’re fascinated by today’s world challenges and contemporary issues. You want to make a difference and contribute to an inclusive and sustainable world.  You’re impatient for a challenge and want to think like a true cosmopolitan.

Global studies will equip you with a broad range of skills to become an active participant in a crucial time of change. You’ll study some of today’s most pressing issues from the migrant crisis to global warming and you’ll acquire a global perspective to face contemporary challenges.

Why study here?
  • Learn to think globally and critically about today's world issues whilst tailoring your degree to suit your unique interests or goals
  • You have the opportunity to study one or more modern languages as part of your degree
  • We're 6th in the UK for research power in politics and international studies (THE research power measure, REF2021)
Watch more of video clips from our Interdisciplinary Studies Centre student panel webinar here.
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