Your career - postgraduates

A postgraduate degree in Politics from Sheffield can set you apart from everyone else. You'll have many opportunities across the duration of your course to develop transferable skills for your future career.

Our Politics postgraduate students have gone on to work in a variety of exciting roles across the globe. Including working with organisations such as:

  • UK Government
  • British Red Cross
  • Ministry of Justice
  • International Development Research Network
  • Bank of England
  • Labour Party 
  • Metropolitan Police
  • Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Securities Commission Malaysia
  • Local City and County Councils
  • Shenzhen Women and Children's Development Foundation

(Source: Graduate Outcomes Survey 19/20-20/21 /Postgraduate)

Kremlin in winter

Our Graduates


Graduated with a Master's from the Department in 2013

Deputy Head of Communications, The British Embassy in Moscow

 I apply pretty much everything I've got, studying political science in Russian and international studies in the UK. Prioritising, seeing the big picture, critical thinking, and multitasking - these are probably the most important skills in this job.