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We hope you decide to join us at Warwick to study in one of the most successful departments offering degrees in politics and international studies in the UK. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent teaching that engages with contemporary issues, reflects the latest developments in theory and practice, and challenges you to think critically.

You’ll be joining a community of students from across the globe in a diverse, cosmopolitan department. You will have opportunities to study abroad, experience work placements and internships, and interact on a daily basis with scholars renowned in their field for their innovative ideas and policy-relevant research.

Whether you’re interested in how political theory can help us understand global inequality, how politicians decide how to spend our taxes, why people take up arms against governments, or what politics can do to tackle threats such as global warming, you’ll find what you’re looking for on one of the degree programmes on offer in Politics and International Studies.

We look forward to reading your application and welcoming you to the department.


Professor Nick Vaughan-WIlliams, Head of Department

Dr Chris Rogers, Director of Undergraduate Studies

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