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Politics & International Relations with Data Science BSc (Hons)

Study political theory and political science, while examining governance, institution-building, decision-making and socio-cultural linkages among state and non-state sectors, while learning to communicate your knowledge creatively and accurately to a wide range of audiences, in a diverse variety of forms.

Politics & International Relations with Data Science BSc (Hons)


BSc (Hons) Politics & International Relations with Data Science

& NCH Diploma

Student satisfaction:

87% (National Student Survey 2021)

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St Katharine Docks, London

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Start date:

September 2022 (see academic calendar)


3 years

Annual tuition fees:

Home: £9,250

International: £14,000

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Politics & International Relations with Data Science BSc (Hons) will not only equip you with knowledge of political institutions and their interactions but also with the ability to communicate that knowledge creatively and accurately to a wide range of audiences, in a diverse variety of forms. You’ll compare the political institutions of different countries, analysing where they derive their legitimacy and how they interact with other institutions. You’ll take a course in political theory, questioning not only how these organizations work, but also how thinkers have theorised they ought to work. In your Data Science minor, you will be able to effectively use databases, systems and analytical tools to generate insights and intelligence. 

Where can this degree take you?

As the Politics & International Relations BSc (Hons) is a new degree, the College does not yet have progression data for graduates. However, your degree and Diploma from NCH can take you anywhere. Career paths of a few recent graduates of the Politics & International Relations major include: Read more

Soila (2016) completed her MA Investigative Journalist at City University, and has since pursued a career as a freelance journalist, and is currently a Researcher with the BBC

Sarah (2017) graduated with a job as a Conference Producer at Arena International Events Group. Having been promoted to Senior Conference Producer, she moved to Financial Times where she is currently Event Content Producer. 

Alexander (2017) is currently studying for his MSc Public Policy at UCLDelia (2017) had summer internships at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hogan Lovells and Amadeus, subsequently landing a role as a Paralegal at TI Media. She is currently a Paralegal at Time Inc. Omara (2017) graduated with a role as Publishing Trainee at Harper Collins, where she is now Editorial Assistant.

Megan (2018) is currently studying for her Masters degree and King’s College London.

Aaryaman (BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics & Economics with a major in Politics, 2019) graduated with a job as Geo-Political Risk Analyst at MAX-Security Solutions. Lukas (BSc (Hons) Politics & International Relations with History, 2019) is currently studying for the MSc International Relations at the LSE.

Teaching and Learning

Your contact hours will include a mixture of teaching methods best suited to the subject matter and to achieve the learning outcomes for each individual course. Teaching formats include small group tutorials, seminars, and lectures of between 10 and 60 students for your Politics & International Relations courses, and interactive hands-on labs for your Data Science courses.

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