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Political Science and International Relations

PoliticsThe School of Politics and Inernational Relations at Nottingham is one of the largest in the country, offering supervision across most of the discipline, but with concentration in its key research areas.

Eight dedicated Research Centres / Institutes in these areas provide a supportive, dynamic and intensive research environment for both MA and research students:

Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism Centre for the study of Social and Global Justice CONCEPT: The Nottingham Centre for Normative Political Theory
Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies NICEP: Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research Methods and Data Institute Centre for British Politics


Supervision is offered in a broad range of Politics subjects at Nottingham, with specialisms in the following areas:

Social and global justice European politics International crisis managment and conflict resolution
British politics Asia-Pacific studies Contemporary political theory

Key Facts:
Structure of Provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time
PhD Application: Apply for the PhD in Politics, or International Relations, depending on your chosen area of study
Pathway Contact: Professor Cees van der Eijk / Dr Scott Moser