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Politics Degrees: Graduate

To study politics at graduate level is to engage with some of the most pressing issues of the day. Read our guide to find out more.

Key Skills

Common skills gained from a politics degree include:

  • Ability to analyze different types of data, and identify patterns and implications
  • Understanding of academic publications and how to use them
  • Excellent written and spoken communication
  • Ability to approach issues from multiple perspectives
  • Ability to compose and defend an argument, using appropriate evidence and sources
  • Ability to conduct original research
  • Understanding of key issues and challenges in contemporary politics
  • Understanding of human cultural and political variability