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Social Sciences: Politics & International RelationsPart of Social Sciences

Politics and International Relations at Southampton explores the theories, systems and policies behind key world issues including migration, human rights and democracy.


Jon Sopel helps us celebrate 50 years of Social Sciences

To mark the 50th anniversary of Social Sciences at Southampton, BBC North America Editor and Southampton Politics alumnus Jon Sopel shares his memories and sends a message to our future graduates.


  • 21 September 2015

    Link between the economy and crime rates h...

    The assumption that rising unemployment, leads to rising crime, is ...

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  • 18 September 2015

    Citizens' Assemblies to debate Britain's d...

    A pioneering project to debate Britain's consitutional future has b...

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  • At the heart of European governance

    Join our undergraduate students on a field trip to Brussels

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    Simulating global politics

    Our students can simulate international relations using state-of-the-art software

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    International scholarships

    Our international scholarships are offered to self-funding international students with excellent qualifications

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