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Top 5 in the UK

Our School is ranked 5th in the UK for research impact according to the lastest REF (2014)

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The School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) is a vibrant school where academic research informs and ignites our teaching. With over forty academics, our department is one of the largest of its kind in the UK. We provide the academic tuition and theoretical training to explore the current challenges of our global society.

Group seminar teaching in Politics and International Studies

We have bachelor programmes in international development, international relations and politics plus various joint honours opportunities.

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We offer taught MA degree programmes in the areas of Global Development, International Relations and Security, and Politics.

Researcher in the PhD suite of the Social Sciences Building

We provide supervisory support across a wide range of specialisms and cross-cutting topics.