Taught by leading practitioners in a renowned Department, our ten Master degree programmes offer a varied and unique environment for students to improve their understanding of important social and political questions, both to enhance knowledge and improve politics. Graduates have gone on to PhDs, research institutes and careers across the public and private sectors.
This MSc educates a new generation of public policymakers and policy analysts, familiarising them with the necessary concepts, theories, methods and principles involved in the formulation and analysis of public policy.
This MSc trains students to apply empirical methods to explore the causes of terrorism, civil, and international conflict, the application of military force, humanitarian intervention, and the provision of global public goods.
The Department's status as one of Britain's leading centres for research in Political Science rankeing 5th on Times Higher GPA and 2nd on the Times Higher Subject Ranking on Intensity, the Guardian’s subject ranking, as well as on other measures.