School of Politics and International Relations

Welcome to the School of Politics and International Relations

The School of Politics and International Relations has an excellent reputation for both teaching and research output.

We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as top quality research degrees. We aim to challenge and inspire our students, and give them the skills to succeed in their chosen career.

We are a diverse, research-led school, which integrates research and teaching at every level. Our research covers almost all aspects of contemporary politics and international relations, and our staff publish regularly in the very best journals and with the top publishers.

School of Politics and International Relations
We are the best university in the UK for graduate employment, in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.

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Professor Paul Heywood extensively quoted in IDC report on tackling corruption overseas

The School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to report that Professor Paul Heywood's testimony to the International Development Committee has formed a mainstay of their report on tackling corruption overseas.
21 October 2016

CST postgraduate dissertation prize awarded to Zoe Hill

The second annual Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism (CST) postgraduate dissertation prize has been awarded to 4th year MSci student Zoe Hill.
18 October 2016

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Upcoming events

Internship Fair

24 October 2016 (11:30-15:30)
Atrium, Portland Building, University Park
At this fair you can explore the opportunities open to you and take your first step on the career ladder!

CSSGJ PhD panel

24 October 2016 (16:00-17:30)
A19 Trent Building
The CSSGJ PhD panel on 24 October will see presentations from Alex Serafimov and Ibtisam Ahmed.

NICEP seminar: Andy Eggers

27 October 2016 (15:00-16:15)
A4 Law and Social Sciences
Andy Eggers (Oxford) will present to NICEP on 27 October on 'Who votes strategically?'.

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School of Politics and International Relations

Law and Social Sciences Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559