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Master's degrees in Politics and International Studies

Find out more about our courses and explore why Bath is a great place to study your Master’s degree.

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View our courses to find out which one might be right for you.


Why study at Bath?


Highly ranked in independent league tables, we are known for excellence in teaching and research, a superb student experience, and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace.

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Join a vibrant department


The Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies is a diverse hub of research and teaching centred around courses with a global reach. As a student within the department, you will have access to research conducted by four Research Groups, in areas from Gender and Sexuality, to Conflict, Security and International Order.

Our academics have provided commentary around Brexit and other current issues, regularly making media appearances to discuss their research. By joining us, you will be taught by individuals who are considered experts in their field.

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Talk to us live


We love talking to students who might be interested in one of our master's courses. That's why we hold several events throughout the year giving you the chance to ask your questions via our virtual online platform.

Both academics and our student ambassadors will be available to answer your questions on anything from living in Bath, to the course structure. Why not join us for our next event?

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Hear from our students

Watch this short video to hear the experiences of some previous master's students.


Get in touch

If you have any questions about our courses, you can contact our admissions team.