School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

Welcome to the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies.

We are a School united through our shared passion for communication and connection, we are not afraid to ask difficult questions, and are always looking at ways that we can make a positive change in our local, national, and international communities.

Within the School, we are very proud of our teaching and research within Politics, International Relations, Public Policy, Cultural Studies, Journalism, Philosophy, Languages, Translation, Interpreting, and Communication Studies. Our students benefit from expertise and dedication of internationally recognised scholars, a welcoming community with a high level of pastoral support, and distinctive degree programmes which bring together the classroom and the real world.





School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

A polling station sign.
15 May 2023

Enact electoral reforms worldwide to protect against future emergencies

Electoral reforms should be undertaken worldwide, drawing from elections held during the pandemic, to prepare for future emergency situations, according to new...

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Protestors holding placards.
20 Sep 2022

‘We’ll turn things upside down!’ Project tracks 420 years of English protest songs 

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Dr Leticia Yulita
09 Aug 2022

Language and intercultural expert awarded highest teaching accolade

Dr Leticia Yulita, who teaches Spanish and Intercultural Communication in the School of PPL, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship, the highest...

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A female protestor displays the
19 May 2022

USA slumbers, Europe leads in electoral integrity

The world’s leading democracy is falling behind on electoral integrity, according to new findings from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Royal Military...

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