Leading research position confirmed in REF 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014

We give people the tools to investigate and understand the way power is won and used in our increasingly complex world.

UK top three for research excellence

We're ranked among the UK's top three highest-performing research departments in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

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We have consistently high levels of student satisfaction for our teaching. We’ll equip you with the skills to make an impact wherever you go.

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World-leading research

Research lies at the heart of everything we do. One of our major projects is examining what drives international migration.

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Collaboration and partnerships

Our academics have forged links with parliament, prestigious international research groups and political studies associations to shape the future of political education and research.

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