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Welcome to the Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS), one of the largest and most academically vibrant departments of Political Science and International Studies in the UK. POLSIS is the proud home of the Institute for German Studies and the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies.
Choose to study in POLSIS and take the opportunity to examine some of the most important political issues, both at a national and international level, that we, as citizens, face in the 21st century.
The Department of Political Science and International Studies offers the broadest range of MA programmes of any department in the UK, all delivered by internationally-recognised staff.
We welcome applications for Research degrees in a variety of subject areas. We offer PhD and MPhil study with the support of dedicated supervisors who are experts in their field.
Posted 08 December 2017
Former diplomat and Director of GCHQ Sir Francis Richards, gave an illuminating talk on 'Diplomacy: past and present' to students studying Diplomacy and Statecraft in POLSIS.
Professor of Political Science, Colin Thain discusses the latest news on the government's move towards Stage 2 Brexit negotiations.
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