|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£9,000 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This course covers Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, the EU, Asia (South), Africa and the Americas. Topics include international relations, governance and public policy, political theory and comparative politics.
First-year modules include: Introduction to Political Analysis; An Introduction to the History of Western Political Thought; The Politics of Globalisation; Comparing Modern Polities and Introduction to Security Studies.
You can apply to spend your second year at a university in Europe, the USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore or Canada.
In the third year, you’ll research and write a 12,000-word dissertation. You might choose a Work-Based Dissertation, which means you collaborate on a research project with an external partner – like a government department or an NGO – and write about that.
Also available as a four-year course with a year on work placement. Ask the department for details.
An Introduction to the History of Western Political Thought
Comparing Modern Polities
Introduction to Political Analysis
Introduction to Security Studies
The Politics of Globalisation
State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues
Consensus, Crisis and Coalition: Introduction to British Politics
International Relations Theory
Political Analysis: Research Design and Data Analysis
Career Management Skills
Career Management Skills
Comparative Politics: Citizens, States, Power, and Protest
Contemporary Security Challenges
Contemporary US Foreign Policy
Modern Political Thought
Never Mind the Ballots! State and Society in the UK Today
The Global Political Economy
The New Politics of Latin America
The Politics and Government of the European Union
Dissertation (Work Related)
Dissertation in Political Analysis
Dissertation in Politics
Civilisation, Empire and Hegemony
Civilisation, Empire and Hegemony: Project
Cuba in the Post-Bipolar World
Cuba in the Post-Bipolar World Project
Elections and Voting
Gender in the Global Political Economy
Gender in the Global Political Economy Project
Pandemics and Panics: Health, Security and Global Politics
Parliamentary Studies Project
Party Politics: Competition, Strategies & Campaigns
Peacekeeping, State-building and International Intervention
Politics and the Quality of Life
Politics and the Quality of Life Project
Terrorism, Violence and the State
Terrorism, Violence and the State Project
The Ethics of Political Leadership
The Ethics of Political Leadership Project
The Political Economy of Africa
The Political Economy of Africa Project
The Politics of Asylum
War, Peace and Justice
Our graduates work for the civil service, political parties and large international NGOs. They also go into social science research and political journalism. Some use their well-developed interpersonal skills in other areas, such as teaching and PR. A lot of our graduates progress to masters courses in various areas of politics and international relations.
You can spend part of your course working with a government department, a private company or an international charity.