Department of Politics and International Relations
We are one of the top-ranked departments for the study of politics and international relations worldwide, and have an exceptional reputation for research. If you are interested and passionate about politics, we offer students an exciting and rewarding place to come and learn.
Prospects and Opportunities
BA International Relations and Politics student, James, talks about the different opportunities he's had while studying at Sheffield an the different paths these have opened up in his future.
A degree that's right for me
BA Politics student, Emily, discusses why she chose to study at Sheffield and why this degree was right for her.
Do more outside of your degree
My experience at the University of Mannheim
Lucy Davis-Jenkins, BA International Relations and Politics with International Experience
"I was able to travel around Germany during my time there which was such a valuable experience"
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The Politics and Sociology student working with Sheffield’s ‘Think and Do Tank’ to protect the rights of Sheffield rivers
Undergraduate Politics and Sociology student Alban Krashi has been working with the Sheffield based organisation Opus Independents to find solutions to some of society’s most complex issues.
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