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Postgraduate Politics

Let's tackle international issues together

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Now is an exciting time to be studying Politics, and our postgraduate courses at the University of York place you at the heart of current political thinking, research and debate.

We are home to a prestigious, lively and international community of students and academics at the forefront of research in the main political areas of conflict and development, international politics, political theory and public policy.

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Why study Politics at York

Experts on the global stage

Our staff advise governments and international organisations on a wide range of issues, and contribute to news media and current affairs programmes around the world.

7th in the UK

for overall satisfaction - National Student Survey 2022

Top 10 in the UK

for quality of research - according to the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the latest REF results (2021)

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Come and visit us at an Open Day, explore our campus or chat to our students online. We host a range of events throughout the year including subject-specific events designed especially for people considering postgraduate study.

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