Welcome to the Department of Politics and International Relations
From covering particular regions of the world and problems of public policy to democracy, elections and political ideas, our research is dynamic and global in its scope and impact.
Our range of distinct postgraduate courses has been carefully chosen to give our students a comprehensive knowledge of the historical and contemporary dynamics of important social phenomena and of major regions of the world. From Media, Power and Public Affairs, to International Public Policy and the Politics of Development, our programmes reflect our own areas of expertise and attract students from around the world.
Our teaching is led by staff who are engaged in a wide range of topics, the very latest information and research findings. We've built a curriculum that is truly up-to-date and reflects the most recent innovations in the discipline. We strive to ensure the research and teaching we offer at Royal Holloway is of the highest quality.
We offer postgraduate courses in:
MSc International Relations
MSc International Public Policy
MSc Media, Power and Public Affairs
MA Politics of Development
MSc Elections, Campaigns and Democracy
MSc International Security
MSc Gender Studies and International Relations*
MSc Gender Studies and Politics*
*Courses under development for 2023 entry