Parliamentary Studies module

Parliamentary Studies is a higher education module which is co-taught by university tutors and officials from the Houses of Parliament.  It is the only higher education module formally approved by the Houses of 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 partnership between the Houses of Parliament and a university; the university provides academic and theoretical content, and Parliament provides practical teaching about the work, processes and business of Parliament.

Which universities are delivering Parliamentary Studies?

The following universities are currently delivering Parliamentary Studies:

Further information

For more information about the Parliamentary Studies module, please contact the universities programme team.

Related links

  • Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings in both Houses

  • The Parliamentary Archives provides access to Parliament's historic records

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