Subject

Global studies

Global thinking for global problems

Global studies

You’re a future global change-maker. 

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 ready 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. 

Learn about our teaching and assessment plans, in light of the pandemic, for the 2020/21 academic year on the department pages.

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 have always been the highest-rated politics department in the UK (REF 2014, mainstream universities, THE 2014)
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Disclaimer

Following the impact of the pandemic, we made changes to our teaching and assessment to ensure our current students could continue with their studies uninterrupted and safely. These changes included courses being taught through blended delivery, normally including some face-to-face teaching, online provision, or a combination of both across the year.

The teaching and assessment methods listed on each course page show what is currently planned for 2021 entry; changes may be necessary if, by the beginning of this course, we need to adapt the way we’re delivering them due to the external environment, and to allow you to continue to receive the best education possible safely and seamlessly.