Course overview

The combination of philosophy and politics allows you to explore and understand power structures and institutions, the relationship between the individual and the state, and to think critically about concepts such as democracy, justice, power, authority and equality.

International Year

Opportunities to study abroad and explore the world

Global Top 300

for Politics THE World University Subject Rankings, 2022

Top 10

Student Experience (Times, 2020)

Student testimonials

Additional opportunities

There are a range of additional opportunities available when studying this course.
Please note, undertaking one may impact upon the availability of another.


Discover the Keele difference

Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, and you’ll soon feel at home and make friends wherever you go.

We help students manage their money and ensure that they receive any funding for which they may be eligible.

Make yourself more employable after graduation by taking advantage of the whole host of additional opportunities.