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

Students enjoy opportunity to network with successful alumni

We recently welcomed back 12 graduates of the Department to network with their successors. How did it go?

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2 Year Post Doc

We are recruiting for a 2 year post doc (from January 2017) working with Professors Dan Brockington (SIID) and Rosaleen Duffy (Politics) on the topic of environmental justice and sustainable peace.


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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Politics Brought to Life

The videos introduce some of the ideas which you will encounter by studying Politics at the University of Sheffield. All of our lecturers teach in the Department as well as undertaking cutting-edge political research.

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