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82 Bachelor of Arts Programs in Political Science

A Bachelor of Arts is an undergraduate degree in one of the many areas of study related to languages, liberal arts, and social sciences. Achieved through a combination of lectures and independent research, these degrees often provide a good overview of the subject matter and introduce important skills and topics that students can further refine though postgraduate work or use in a wide variety of… Read more

A Bachelor of Arts is an undergraduate degree in one of the many areas of study related to languages, liberal arts, and social sciences. Achieved through a combination of lectures and independent research, these degrees often provide a good overview of the subject matter and introduce important skills and topics that students can further refine though postgraduate work or use in a wide variety of careers.

To answer the question of what is a BA in Political Science, students must first understand what is encompassed in the field. Political science is the study of important political issues of the day, as well as research into policy-making and major political trends and movements. The field requires a fair amount of statistical analysis, awareness of world events, and research into the history of political movements.

A BA in Political Science varies in cost depending on what school you choose to attend. However, the program generally takes between three and five years to complete. Total costs should be estimated with this number in mind.

Many individuals who go into politics, public policy, or lobbying work begin with a BA in Political Science. There are also jobs available in analysis or research for those who also want to get a solid background in statistics. There are jobs available in the public, private, and non-profit sector. However, it is important to note that many high-level positions require a postgraduate degree, to be completed after acquiring a bachelor’s degree.

Many institutions around the world offer a bachelor’s in political science program with the opportunity for students to get their degree online. Online study means that location is not an issue in finding the program that is right for you. It is also a good choice for students with busy schedules who can’t always get to regular classroom lectures. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UTPB Online
Odessa, USA

Our online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science program was designed for students who want to build knowledge that can prepare them to thrive in a variety of careers and thos ... +

Our online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science program was designed for students who want to build knowledge that can prepare them to thrive in a variety of careers and those who wish to gain a foundation for law school. Key topics addressed within our program include American politics at national, state, and local levels, comparative politics (differences in international political systems), and judicial politics. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jun 2021
Online
 
Anglo-American University
Prague, Czech Republic

The B.A. in Political Science: Conflict and Democracy Studies program at Anglo-American University is taught by faculty that received training from European, British, and Amer ... +

The B.A. in Political Science: Conflict and Democracy Studies program at Anglo-American University is taught by faculty that received training from European, British, and American institutions – bringing many years of dynamic professional experience to the classroom. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes
London, United Kingdom +4 More

Our 4 year BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations with Foundation Year degree* takes our expertise in training people for careers in the legal profession and applies i ... +

Our 4 year BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations with Foundation Year degree* takes our expertise in training people for careers in the legal profession and applies it to career pathways in politics and international relations. Those undertaking this course will develop the skills needed to pursue a career in these areas, as well as in related fields of employment such as local government, NGOs, and public services, or to go onto graduate-level studies. The skills developed will include data analysis, critical thinking, debating, advocacy and negotiation, and applied research skills. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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The International University in Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Become a specialist in international relations and pursue a decision making a career in international organizations, diplomatic services, corporate business, and non-profit or ... +

Become a specialist in international relations and pursue a decision making a career in international organizations, diplomatic services, corporate business, and non-profit organizations. -
Bachelor BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Schiller International University - Florida, Heidelberg, Madrid, Paris
Paris, France +3 More

Become an agent of change in the international world as you build a career in government, business, journalism and more with the Schiller International University’s Internatio ... +

Become an agent of change in the international world as you build a career in government, business, journalism and more with the Schiller International University’s International Relations and Diplomacy program. -
BA
Full-time
40 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

From Aristotle and Plato to Machiavelli and Aquinas, to modern analysts and statesmen, political scientists have been concerned with issues of power, governance, public policy ... +

From Aristotle and Plato to Machiavelli and Aquinas, to modern analysts and statesmen, political scientists have been concerned with issues of power, governance, public policy, social behavior and interactions among nation-states, among many others. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
17 Aug 2021
15 Jun 2021
Campus
 
University of Wroclaw
Wrocław, Poland

The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centers of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Inst ... +

The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centers of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Institute has developed also curricula in English. Both international and Polish candidates can join the study program and obtain the title of Bachelor or Master in Political Science. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
01 Oct 2021
31 Aug 2021
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Plan for your future with a Politics degree, and discover why we are ranked top 5 in the UK, 2nd in Scotland for course satisfaction in Politics. (The National Student Survey ... +

Plan for your future with a Politics degree, and discover why we are ranked top 5 in the UK, 2nd in Scotland for course satisfaction in Politics. (The National Student Survey 2020) -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
36 - 48 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Wartburg College
Waverly, USA

A political science major offers preparation for a career or further education in public policy-making, law, urban planning, international commerce, diplomatic service, and po ... +

A political science major offers preparation for a career or further education in public policy-making, law, urban planning, international commerce, diplomatic service, and political campaigns. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

From US and Middle Eastern politics to the big political issues of the day in Britain, look beyond the headlines and explore concepts such as power, democracy, and justice wit ... +

From US and Middle Eastern politics to the big political issues of the day in Britain, look beyond the headlines and explore concepts such as power, democracy, and justice with a degree in Politics. Lincoln’s BA (Hons) Politics course examines domestic and global politics, political theory, and international relations. Students can explore the big issues facing Britain and the rest of the world, and study the social and theoretical contexts that underpin these developments. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Khazar University
Baku, Azerbaijan

This Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (BA) program provides students with an overview of the main lines of thought in political parties, democracy, political culture, etc ... +

This Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (BA) program provides students with an overview of the main lines of thought in political parties, democracy, political culture, etc. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2021
01 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
Kraków, Poland

3-year BA programme taught in English offers you a great opportunity to gain excellent academic experience studying in one of the best Polish universities multiplied by practi ... +

3-year BA programme taught in English offers you a great opportunity to gain excellent academic experience studying in one of the best Polish universities multiplied by practical knowledge and innovative approach to education. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Felician University
Rutherford, USA

As a Humanities major, we invite you to design a program of study reflecting your interests! You have the opportunity to pull together courses from across the Humanities disci ... +

As a Humanities major, we invite you to design a program of study reflecting your interests! You have the opportunity to pull together courses from across the Humanities disciplines and connect them around a particular theme, movement or school of thought. For example, you may choose to focus on the evolution of Western culture through art, literature, music, philosophy and/or religion with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies or Global Peace & Justice. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Universities of Canada in Egypt
Cairo, Egypt

The University of Prince Edward Island Cairo Campus’ Faculty of Arts is committed to rigorous study and inquiry, belief in the value of knowledge, lifelong capacity-building, ... +

The University of Prince Edward Island Cairo Campus’ Faculty of Arts is committed to rigorous study and inquiry, belief in the value of knowledge, lifelong capacity-building, and development of critical thought. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
United Arab Emirates University - Undergraduate Programs
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The program offers students a quality education that provides them with the required knowledge and skills to lead them to exciting careers in federal and local government, res ... +

The program offers students a quality education that provides them with the required knowledge and skills to lead them to exciting careers in federal and local government, research centers, international organizations, and media, or to pursue graduate studies in political science. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
22 Aug 2021
Campus
 

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