Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MA in Politics gives you stimulating high level training in the core components of contemporary political study, and a solid grounding in research skills and theoretical approaches to politics.

You then select options that focus on global, comparative and British politics, as well as political theory and philosophy.

This degree is enriched by the chance of placement opportunities, volunteering and work experiences in small research projects, depending upon availability. The Swansea Employability Academy, the student-led charity Discovery as well as the Employability Office of the Faculty are here to help you find the right placement for you.

POLITICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

You will develop a deep level of knowledge around politics and political study, as well as excellent oral and writing skills.

Graduates of the MA in Politics go on to careers in government and politics, humanitarian organisations, business, media and PR.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,850per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    116 56%

    43rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    26th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    15th

    3

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!