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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.

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Alumnus Jon Sopel

Jon Sopel helps us celebrate 50 years of Social Sciences

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Simulating global politics

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

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

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

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