School of Politics and International Relations

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The school 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 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.

We aim to challenge and inspire our students, while equipping them with the skills to succeed in their chosen career.

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Meghan Conroy wins inaugural CST dissertation prize

Meghan Conroy, an MA student in International Security and Terrorism, has won the inaugural Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism postgraduate dissertation prize.

Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters Studentships

The University of Nottingham is offering 15 Research Preparation Masters studentships to start in September 2016.

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Upcoming events

Re-energizing ideology studies: the maturing of a discipline

27 (10:30) - 28/11/2015 (18:00)
The University of Nottingham
The Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies is hosting a conference on 27-28 November to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Journal of Political Ideologies.

Positivism, Pluralism and the Justification of Human Rights

30/11/2015 (18:00-19:30)
A48 Clive Granger, University Park
Baroness Professor Onora O'Neill of Bengarve will deliver a public lecture on 30 November on the subject of 'Positivism, Pluralism and the Justifications of Human Rights'.

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School of Politics and International Relations

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4862
fax: +44 (0)115 951 4859