A reputation for excellent teaching, highly rated research and outstanding levels of student satisfaction
Our Political, Social and International Studies courses offer students a broad range of options and opportunities – from politics to international relations, media and popular culture to public policy and management, and beyond.
We scored 94 per cent course satisfaction for Politics (2017 Guardian University Guide).
70 per cent of research in Politics and International Relations was rated 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), a major Government analysis of university research quality.
Our students benefit from an excellent research programme, regular guest speaker seminars and a range of exciting internship opportunities to build experience and employability.