University of Leeds: International Relations

InstitutionUniversity of Leeds
Department School of Politics and International Studies View department profile
Telephone 0113 343 1741
Study type Taught


This programme introduces students to the central debates and issues within the study of international politics and relations; the course gives students the opportunity to analyse topics and concerns central to the functioning of the international system; the emphasis on international studies invites an interdisciplinary approach and reflects the broadening nature of the subject beyond the confines of inter-state relationships; students explore a wide range of contemporary and historical approaches to the subject, and focus upon on country-specific, regional and international processes; a range of other modules in theoretical and practical study-areas are offered, including research methods which can be useful in preparation for further study.


University of Leeds
School of Politics and International Studies


Why study Politics and International Studies at Leeds?
The School of Politics and International Studies at Leeds is a unique department in the UK, bringing together research and teaching in the areas of politics, international relations and global development.

Part of the research led Russell Group universities in the UK, the School has a thriving postgraduate community with over 200 students studying on postgraduate programmes, and many of these coming from overseas.

The University of Leeds is ranked in the top 100 in the world in the QS World University Rankings ...

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