We give people the tools to investigate and understand the ways in which power is won, lost and shapes our world.

Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships

We have over 100 scholarships available to fund talented new postgraduate students in 2017. Don't miss out. Find out if you're eligible for a scholarship worth £10,000. Government loans of up £10,280 are also available.

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Two Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships available

BIOSEC Biodiversity and Security: Understanding environmental crime, illegal wildlife trade and threat finance

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Inspirational Teaching

Inspirational Teaching

Here at the Department of Politics we pride ourselves on our inspirational teaching that continues to engage our students and takes their learning to the next level.

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Our world-leading research

One of the very best departments for politics in the UK, we produce leading research across the whole range of the discipline. Read more -

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Our Facilities Support Your Academic Career.
Our Facilities Support Your Academic Career.
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What is it like to study at the Department of Politics?
What is it like to study at the Department of Politics?
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John Bercow - Speaker of the House of Commons - about our courses and current Politics
John Bercow - Speaker of the House of Commons - about our courses and current Politics
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What is Parliamentary Studies? An overview of the module...
What is Parliamentary Studies? An overview of the module...
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