We hope you decide to join us at Warwick to study in one of the most successful departments offering degrees in politics and international studies in the UK. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent teaching that engages with contemporary issues, reflects the latest developments in theory and practice, and challenges you to think critically.
You’ll be joining a community of students from across the globe in a diverse, cosmopolitan department. You will have opportunities to test your ideas, experience work placements and internships, and interact on a daily basis with scholars renowned in their field for their innovative ideas and policy-relevant research.
Whether you’re interested in how political theory can help us understand global inequality, what drives political decisions, what politics can do to tackle threats such as global warming, or how to convert your knowledge into action, you’ll find what you’re looking for on one of the degree programmes on offer in Politics and International Studies. We look forward to reading your application and welcoming you to the department.
~Prof Chris Hughes, Head of Department
PAIS attracts the highest quality students from over 50 countries worldwide onto 3 core and several joint Undergraduate programmes, 10 Masters programmes, and a wide range of PhD topics. PAIS students graduate with very good career prospects in a variety of fields including government, law, business, international organisations, and the media.
Excellence in research
PAIS boasts over 40 academic staff, all of whom are research-active and represent a broad spectrum of specialisms within Politics and International Studies. We also have a growing community of postdoctoral research fellows at the cutting edge of research, and PAIS is the home of several major research projects and centres including CSGR and the European Commission-funded GR:EEN Project.
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