We seek to help you develop your understanding of the world and give you the tools to express that. Understanding and engagement lead our teaching with a focus on active learning, giving you the initiative to answer your questions, whilst developing your research, presentation and self-reflection skills.

What our students say

Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.

I studied International Relations at Surrey and it was one of the best decisions I have made, the teaching is fantastic and has allowed me to go onto graduate studies all because of the degree the Politics department helped me to achieve. Joshua Porta, International Relations BSc

Simulation Summits

A number of our modules feature simulation games or summits which give our students the opportunity to put their skills and knowledge into practice.