Well, you may have more questions than the above. Hence we have a few details on the Degrees owned by the Top Leaders in World and More options for the future leaders. Yes, one planning to be as such can opt for Economics, Political Science, Philosophy (With Politics and Economy), Law, Nature Sciences and Engineering.
For instance we have a few details on well known leaders who have owned degrees in such fields. This information is just to explain you that some subjects really make particular sense for those who opt for a career in Politics and other most famous trends across the world.
Economics: Our India's Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh has an impressive academic record. He studies economics at India's Punjab University. Also, further degrees from the UK's Universities such as Cambridge and Oxford as well. He was also a senior lecturer and professor in the same subject.
Other economics graduates currently in leading roles (there are many) include Italian prime minister Mario Monti, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper.
Philosophy: is combined with both Politics and Economic studies where UK is not just an institution which is known for producing future leaders but also well known for its course as well. In such case The University of Oxford stands the top institute with long list of high profiles politicians across world. It includes current prime minister David Cameron, many of his cabinet, and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.
The Law Degree Course: Though politics and economics are the most popular subjects for future politicians Law is to be one of them. Yes, the Law subject was of choice for Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who had completed her studies at the University of Melbourne.
For more information, Other leading law graduates include Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy, Russian president Vladimir Putin, and US president Barack Obama - who followed his political science degree with graduate studies Harvard Law School, and a lectureship in law at the University of Chicago.
Natural Sciences: Though Natural Science may not play high role to be an politician or in preparing leaders of tomorrow in government-political fields, the US Energy Secretary Steven Chu, whose physics research has been recognized with a Nobel Price, or the Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel who has a Doctorate in Quantum Chemistry were graduates of the Subject Natural Sciences.
It's the Singapore, where natural scientists really rule out. President Tony Tan studied physics and has a PhD in applied mathematics, while prime minister Lee Hsien studied mathematics and computer science at Cambridge (followed by a Master of Public Administration at Harvard).
The Engineering: While Singapore's top notches are taken by the Mathematicians, China government has come up with having so many Engineering Graduates in most Leading roles. For instance the current president Hu Jintao, who studied hydraulic engineering; premier Wen Jiabao, who completed postgraduate studies in geological engineering; and former president Jiang Zemin, who specialized in electrical engineering.
Getting into Political Course doesn't mean you take up any subject for the sake of an degree. Just remember, you must make a right choice, so think if you can make positive results out of the course you are choosing for, may it be engineering, political sciences, natural sciences or some other course.