UCL’s Department of Political Science is recognised as a centre of excellence, as confirmed by the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. The department was ranked fifth by Times Higher Education on grade point average and second on research intensity, and second by the Guardian on subject ranking and other measures.
In addition to teaching and research, the department acts as the bridge between UCL's world-class research and the policy-making community in Britain and internationally. We have weekly seminars featuring distinguished external speakers and hold regular high-profile events for policymakers that students may attend.
Degree programme Qualification Study mode Democracy and Comparative Politics MSc FT/PT European Politics and Policy MSc FT/PT Global Governance and Ethics MSc FT/PT Global Public Policy and Management EMPA FT Human Rights MA FT/PT International Public Policy MSc FT/PT Legal and Political Theory MA FT/PT Public Administration and Management MPA FT/PT Public Policy MSc FT/PT Security Studies MSc FT/PT