The Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS) is a large and friendly department and is widely regarded as one of the fastest growing, most dynamic and forward-looking departments in the country.
Choose to study in the Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS) and take the opportunity to examine some of the most important political issues, both at a national and international level, that we, as citizens, face in the 21st century. We currently run a very successful Single Honours BA in Sociology. In addition, we offer several Joint Honours programmes.
91% of our students are satisfied with the quality of this course at Birmingham. Our students particularly enjoy the opportunities to hear from influential guest speakers about their lives in politics. Recent speakers have included Alistair Darling, David Miliband and John Bercow. Learn more about your student experience.
At undergraduate level, the department offers degree programmes in:
International Relations BA
International Relations with Economics BA
International Relations with French BA
International Relations with German BA
International Relations with Spanish BA
International Relations with Political Science BA
Political Economy BA
Political Science BA
Degrees with a year abroad
International Relations with Year Abroad BA
International Relations with Economics with Year Abroad BA
International Relations with Political Science with Year Abroad BA
Political Science with Year Abroad BA
Political Science and Philosophy with Year Abroad BA
Political Science and Social Policy with Year Abroad BA
Political Science and Sociology with Year Abroad BA
Political Economy with Year Abroad BA
If you decide to come to POLSIS, you will be assured of both a warm welcome and an exciting, challenging and rewarding programme of study.
All candidates must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS). Visit www.ucas.ac.uk for more information.
Visit the Undergraduate course finder or see each of our departmental sites.
Also see our full list of Undergraduate modules within the School of Government and Society.
Order a prospectus
To order a printed copy of the Undergraduate Prospectus 2014 please use the Undergraduate interest registration form.
The Undergraduate Prospectus is also available to download in PDF format Undergraduate Prospectus 2014 (PDF, 12MB)