The School of Politics, History and International Relations offers an exciting curriculum taught by lecturers with PhDs from leading international universities, including Cambridge, Manchester, Melbourne, Nottingham, and the London School of Economics.
Our lecturers are active researchers and some of them are internationally recognised leaders in their field. Our students think so too. In the independent 2012-2013 Student Barometer Survey over 90% of students rated the School's lecturers as experts and expressed overall satisfaction with their learning experience. Indeed, if you choose to study with us you will be joining a truly first class international programme with direct links to University of Nottingham’s campuses in China and the United Kingdom. You will benefit from a structured but flexible course of study that provides core modules, electives, study tours and exchange programmes and the possibility of exciting internships.
The School of Politics, History and International Relations Vision Statement
The School has a vision to:
Linked to sister campuses in the UK and China, our ambitions are regional and international as reflected in the scholarship we conduct and the mobility we encourage among staff and students.
- create and communicate meaningful knowledge about politics, international relations and international development with a historical emphasis,
- generate knowledge through quality research and scholarship,
- enable learning among our students through a shared process of critical enquiry and reflection,
- consciously design curriculum with an emphasis on employability of our graduates,
- aim to inform and influence political debate in areas that the School has expertise – among politicians, policymakers, public service practitioners, social movements, NGOs, and citizens.
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