Why Study Politics?
Politics plays a role in every country in the world, whether it be federal, democratic, communist or republic. Many important questions are answered through politics, and global challenges such as human rights, poverty, equality, and welfare are addressed. A degree in politics prepares students for employment in many possible areas, as well as further study.
The transferable skills a Politics degree develops are in high demand. Skills include understanding how the political system operates, communication and political theory to name a few. Politics graduates have a wide variety of career choices and will gain the understanding required to work in almost any industry.
The world of politics does not stand still. At Bangor you will find that our courses are updated to meet this changing political landscape.
Do you have a question about life as a Bangor University student? Our ambassadors will be happy to help you find the answer.
They can tell you more about studying here, about the amazing Clubs and Societies we have, and how they made friends and settled into life at university.
If you have any questions about the course, our lecturers are on hand to help. Below are some examples of frequently asked questions. Can you think of any more?
- What are the qualities of a successful Politics student at Bangor?
- How can I prepare myself to study Politics at Bangor?
- How will I know that Politics at Bangor is the right choice for me?
Our Research in Politics
The exciting and significant research carried out by our academic staff plays an important role in making Bangor University a world-leading research institution. Our research spans a wide range of subjects and specialisms in and around the subject of Politics, and encompasses themes such as: Health, Social Care, Welfare and Wellbeing; Communities, Cultures, Language and Identities; Crime, Criminal Justice and Society; Governance, Political History and much more.