Top 10 UK Universities for Politics 2021

Politics degrees in the UK focus not just on government, but the way in which ideas and conflicts are communicated, developed and debated in a rapidly evolving world.

Read more: Politics subject guide

Critical and analytical skills will focus on modules which cover political theory, economics and international relations. Graduates will find careers in NGOs, government and politics.

Top 10 UK Universities for Politics

Rank University Location
1 University of St Andrews St Andrews, Scotland
2 University of Oxford Oxford, England
3 University of Cambridge Cambridge, England
4 London School of Economics London, England
5 King's College London London, England
6 University of Warwick Coventry, England
7 University of Bath Bath, England
8 University of Durham Durham, England
9 Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury, England
10 Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth, Wales

Source: 2021 Guardian University Guide rankings

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