Study a Bachelor's in Politics and Intelligence

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If you have an interest in international relations, the actions of governments and their intelligence agencies and how these things have shaped the world today, The University of Salford can help you develop an exciting career in this field.

When you study a politics and intelligence degree course with us, you’ll be taught by expert tutors with a vast array of experience, based at our green campus close to Manchester city centre, UK.

You’ll be able to specialise in the areas of politics and intelligence that interest you and at the end of it all, you’ll graduate with the confidence and transferable skills you’ll need to make an impact from day one of your new career.

Follow in the footsteps of our graduates who have gone on to use their skills to work for some of the world's biggest organisations including the United Nations, Capita, The Information and Communications Technology Council, the Mexican Embassy of Turkey, the University of Luxembourg, Europol and Meta.

Explore intelligence and politics courses

BA International Relations and Politics

If you want to explore the role of the state and organisations in an increasingly interconnected world, this international relations and politics degree is the right choice for you.

BA International Relations and Politics

BA Intelligence Analysis

Are you interested in the role intelligence plays in international affairs? Or perhaps you want to explore how technology is changing intelligence and security? If so, this course is for you.

BA Intelligence Analysis

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Studying at Salford

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When you study an intelligence and politics course with us, you'll learn on our beautiful, green Peel Park campus in our £55 million New Adelphi building. You'll have the best of both worlds with the vibrant Manchester city center just minutes from our campus.

Your tutors are all experts in the field and are active in both the industry and research. You'll have the opportunity to hear from guest speakers and build your practical experience with live briefs. 

Why Choose Salford?


Benefit from real-world learning opportunities including internships, networking events and live briefs — put your learning into practice and gain invaluable experience.


Join 4,500 other international students on our vibrant global campus, with expert support services, a dedicated faith centre and opportunities to explore your passions.


Get up to £5,000 scholarship to help you fund your studies and kick start your career.

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