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Parliamentary Studies module

Parliamentary Studies is a higher education module which is co-taught by tutors at a higher education institution and officials from UK Parliament.  It is the only higher education module formally approved by UK Parliament. 

How does the Parliamentary Studies Module work?

The module provides students with a detailed knowledge of how Parliament works in both theory and practice.  It is delivered through a collaboration between the Houses of Parliament and a UK higher education institution; the institution provides academic and theoretical content, and Parliament provides practical teaching about the work, processes and business of Parliament.

Which universities are currently delivering Parliamentary Studies?

The following universities are currently delivering Parliamentary Studies:

Further information

For more information about the Parliamentary Studies Module, please contact us.

Related links


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Parliamentary Archives

The Parliamentary Archives provides access to Parliament's historic records

Visit Parliament 

Parliament is open to all members of the UK public to tour the building and watch debates