School of Politics and International Studies - Discover More
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.
We have bachelor programmes in international development, international relations and politics plus various joint honours opportunities.More on Undergraduate degrees
We offer taught MA degree programmes in the areas of Global Development, International Relations and Security, and Politics.More on Masters courses
We provide supervisory support across a wide range of specialisms and cross-cutting topics.More on Research programmes
International community student views
Our vibrant school community unites students and academics from across the globe, allowing a diverse range of perspectives and experiences to come together. We believe that it is such diversity of opinions and outlooks which creates an exciting environment for study at the School of Politics and International Studies. Take a look at some of our student profiles to get their views.
Scholarships and funding
We have a range of scholarships available to both UK/EU and international students embarking on a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme.
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