Claire Randerson - Associate Professor / Programme Leader
Claire is International Lead for the School of Social and Political Sciences and also manages the School's international exchange programme.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BA (Hons) Politics
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
Entry Requirements 2023-24
How you are assessed
This course offers opportunities to undertake voluntary competitive work placements. Please note, students are responsible for covering all costs associated with placement, including transport, accommodation, and general living costs.
The optional module Social Engagement encourages students to undertake one or more external activities relevant to their programme of study – more information is provided under the course module listing.
"I made life-long friends at Lincoln and all of the tutors and lecturers I encountered had such a passion for what they were teaching, which really helped. Lincoln is welcoming and a great place to live, work and study. Its modern and constantly improving facilitates are ideal for students."Elliot King, BA (Hons) Politics graduate
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Professionals working in international relations have an in-depth understanding of the impact of political, economic, and cultural forces.
International Relations and Politics
From European politics to global conflicts, examine some of the most important issues of our time in a way that aims to stimulate debate.
International Relations and Social Policy
International relations and the policies they shape are rarely far from the media headlines, tackling challenging and sometimes controversial issues.