Whether you are studying as an undergraduate, postgraduate or for a higher degree, we've created a vibrant learning environment. Our inspiring staff team includes national award-winning teachers, sought-after experts and leading, award-winning researchers.
They’ve designed the curricula to develop your specialist knowledge and prepare you for future employment in commercial, public, academic and other sectors.
Research in the school is broadly organised under the following current areas:
- European politics and social change,
- critical international studies,
- cultural anthropology,
- human origins and palaeo-environments (HOPE),
- primates and wildlife conservation.
For postgraduates we offer taught master’s programmes in International Relations, International Security, and Primate Conservation. All our teaching is designed and informed by research active staff. This means that you will have opportunities to learn from experts in the field of study as well as potential opportunities to take part in ongoing research.
For those of you pursuing higher degrees, we run a thriving doctoral programme with research supervision and support offered across a range of areas related to our expertise. You will be joining a collaborative research community. This includes opportunities to attend and participate in regular and vibrant seminar series within the department, faculty and University. Other events focused on aspects of the PhD journey are also organised to help ensure that students get the most from their doctoral studies.