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Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London

New MSc in Global Environmental Politics and Policy launched

Postgraduate Loans

The Student Loans Company administers the new Postgraduate Loan for Master’s degrees for all eligible students who live in England.

Welcome to the Department of Politics

Orientation information for new students

Alicia Caley, BA Global Politics and International Relations

'My undergraduate degree has really stretched my ambitions. I never would have dreamed I would do a Masters.'

Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life

A research centre based in the Department of Politics, the CSBPPL hosts a regular schedule of lectures, seminars and debates.

Birkbeck and the European Union

Birkbeck will continue to welcome students, staff and visitors from across the EU and further afield

Chevening scholar shortlisted for internationally renowned Data Journalism Award

Amr Sobhy is recognised for his innovative work in visualising the Egyptian budget

Birkbeck Excellence in Teaching Award winners 2016 announced

Eight staff members selected for annual award scheme

Before and after the EU referendum

Dr Dermot Hodson blogs about Britain and the EU before and after the referendum

Discussion on climate change launches new interdisciplinary MSc programme

The MSc in Global Environmental Politics and Politics is introduced with a discussion on the challenges of climate change.

Going, going, gone: how safe is David Cameron?

News article by Dr Ben Worthy on why David Cameron is finished, whatever happens.

Alex Colas on the Barbary Coast in the expansion of international society

A new article in the Review of International Studies journal explores how Barbary piracy, privateering, and corsairing acted as ‘derivative’ primary institutions of international society.


Westminster Watch Vodcast