Politics

Politics shapes our daily lives. It concerns our choice about society and the way we are governed. For example politics deals with big issues such as climate change, equality and human rights. 

When studying politics you will develop knowledge and understanding of the role politics plays in relation to current local, national, and global issues, as well as studying key thinkers and political ideas.

Politics involves exploring your own views, analysing data and information and constructing arguments. 

Politics students are usually good verbal and written communicators. 

They  are in demand going into a variety of fields including; working for the government (civil service), law business, advertising, media and education.

Do a free, short, online course to find out more about politics (looks great on your CV too!)

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Examples of apprenticeships that relate to politics:

  • Policy Officer - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length:24 months
  • HM Forces - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
  • Intelligence Operations - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length:12 months
  • Internal Audit Practitioner - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length:18 months
  • Cyber security technologist - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length:24 months

Click to find apprenticeship vacancies available now related to politics

Examples of degree courses that relate to politics:

University of Bath


Bath Spa University


Bristol, University of the West of England


University of Winchester

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