Information about Political Science Degrees
Political Science deals with government and politics at state, national, and international levels. It focuses on understanding and implementing effective practices to develop and improve societies.
Some of the subfields of Political Science are Political Theory, History of Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Methodology, Public Policy and others. Politics courses will teach you how to critically analyse political discourse and tactics, how to run a political campaign, and how to create voter awareness.
You’ll also develop debating skills and discover how you can successfully build political arguments. You will be taught about the distribution of power and resources and how they impact individual countries and international relations. Additionally, you'll discover how to use factors such as ethics, justice, peace, and public health to analyse and measure the success of governance and democracy and how to improve them.
A Bachelor's or Master's in Public Science will lead to a successful career as a politician, lobbyist, political campaign manager, political consultant, PR specialist, legal assistant, political commentator and others.Read more View all Distance Learning courses in Political Science