Politics and International Relations

Politics and International Relations

Our innovative and exciting degree programmes have been designed to address the big issues in modern politics and international relations. These include how our societies are governed, and just how the key decisions that shape our lives are made.

Meet the team

We are a warm and welcoming team, dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential.

Meet the Politics and International Relations team

Undergraduate study

Whether you are interested in British politics, globalisation, or the European Union, we have the perfect undergraduate degree for you.


International Relations

European Politics

Postgraduate Study

We have a vibrant programme of MSc and PhD study. We are particularly keen to supervise students whose research aligns with that of our staff.

Learn more about postgraduate study

Find out more about our Faculty MSc by Research



Our degrees have been designed to give you the skills you need to make a sucess of any career. 

Discover how our degrees make you more employable

Find out more about student internships


We take pride in the use of innovative strategies in the teaching of political science.

Learn more about our innovative learning and teaching strategies


We conduct research into all areas of Politics and International Relations, and use this research to enhance the quality of our teaching.

Read about our current research projects

Find out about our Energy and Governance research group


The Jean Monnet Award

We have recently been awarded three prestigious Jean Monnet funding grants which we will use to enhance teaching and learning on the European Union.

Discover how Jean Monnet funding benefits our students


Our two main events programmes reflect our commitment to high-quality academic research and to knowledge exchange with the local community.

Read about our Politics Lecture Series

Find out more about Making Politics Matter

Our alumni

Our alumni have gone on to a wide range of careers, from local government to consultancy and academia.

Read what our alumni have to say about studying at CCCU



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