Department of Politics. Politics brought to life.

We're the UK's top politics department for research. We give people the tools to investigate and understand the way power is won and used in our increasingly complex world. Students love our world-class teaching and close sense of community.

Go One Better with the University of SheffieldCongratulations to all of our successful applicants!

We look forward to welcoming you in September.

Adjustment and Clearing:

No Politics courses are in Clearing.

For a full list of courses in other departments that are in Clearing, please go to: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/clearing

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With a first-class department in a great university, there's nowhere better than Sheffield to study politics.

Undergraduate study
Taught masters degrees

ResearchResearch

Discover the current research areas in our department – and how you could come on board.

Our research
MPhil and PhD study
Funding, scholarships and bursaries

Your careerYour career

From Parliament to teaching, marketing and journalism, our graduates enjoy an amazing range of job opportunities.

Careers and employability

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Need to get in touch? Find our teaching, research and support staff here.

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