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Social and Political Sciences

The Department of Social and Political Sciences provides a vibrant and close-knit academic community for both staff and students. A progressive, sector-leading approach to the study of politics and international relations, encourages student involvement in both traditional and practical forms of learning, and provides a host of co-curricular opportunities for development.

With proven excellence in both teaching and research, our team of subject specialists offer expert tuition in all core areas of these closely-related disciplines. From global issues to local struggles, from terrorism and international security to citizenship and public policy, our academic team provide engaged teaching and research in comparative politics, area studies, political theory, British and European politics and global political economy.

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