School of Politics and International Relations

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The School of Politics and International Relations is a recognised centre of excellence in teaching and offers:

  • degrees across the areas of international relations, government and political thought
  • a range of module choices within each degree programme, permitting you to specialise as you progress through your course
  • joint undergraduate degree programmes such as history and politics, and politics and American studies
  • postgraduate taught degree programmes containing interdisciplinary components such as diplomacy or war and contemporary conflict
  • an impressive array of talks to which students are invited, including practising politicians, journalists and policy-makers as visiting speakers

You'll benefit from an outstanding teaching and learning experience, with the University awarded Gold in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework. Our staff are experts in their field and their teaching is informed by the latest research.

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Our courses

Postgraduate taught
Postgraduate research


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School of Politics and International Relations

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

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