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Interview with TESS Award Winner

"I think the reason I was given the award was because I’ve introduced the teaching of global health politics in the Department of Politics, and my students have both enjoyed and got a lot, intellectually and professionally, from the courses I offer in that area."

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Q&A postgraduate study

Are you thinking about applying for a postgraduate degree or confirming your postgraduate offer with us but you are left with some questions? Watch our 30-minute online Q&A with MA course lecturers Dr Felicity Matthews and Dr Simon Rushton.

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Our Facilities Support Your Academic Career.
Our Facilities Support Your Academic Career.
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What is it like to study at the Department of Politics?
What is it like to study at the Department of Politics?
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John Bercow - Speaker of the House of Commons - about our courses and current Politics
John Bercow - Speaker of the House of Commons - about our courses and current Politics
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What is Parliamentary Studies? An overview of the module...
What is Parliamentary Studies? An overview of the module...
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Inspirational Teacher: Matt Flinders
Inspirational Teacher: Matt Flinders
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