Department of Political Science


Access & Widening Participation

BSc Politics & International Relations Taster Evening

UCL’s Department of Political Science & School of Public Policy offers you a uniquely stimulating environment for the study of all fields of politics, including international relations, political theory, human rights, public policy-making and administration.

Set in the magnificent Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London, The Department is recognized for its world-class research and policy impact, ranking second in the UK in the latest Guardian rankings on research excellence in politics.

Our undergraduate degrees are for students who are passionate about politics and who want to look in-depth behind the daily headlines to understand the forces shaping today’s world. Our training will equip you with the skills through which to analyse data, conduct research and write persuasively- preparing you for a wide range of careers.

The Politics & International Relations BSc (PIR) is designed for people who are passionate about politics and who want to look in-depth behind the headlines to understand the forces shaping today's world. The degree will empower you to assess some of the most pressing challenges of our time, both domestically and globally. 

Event Details - In person

Wednesday June 15th 16.30-18.30 pm

This one off taster session in the department of Political Science will offer an invaluable insight into what it is like to study at University. 

You will have the chance to engage with our PIR programme Co-Director, meet our current PIR students, ask them lots of questions and take part in a lively debate! Our admissions staff will also be on hand to discuss how to write a personal statement for a UCAS application and there will also be time to take a tour of the campus

If you are interested in Politics and are looking for a suitable degree at University, this is the event for you!

The deadline for applications is Friday 3rd June, 11:59 pm

Apply now

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Refreshments fruit and biscuits will also be provided at this session