School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment

If you want to change the world, or simply understand what it is and your place within it, then you’ve reached the right place. We are a multi-disciplinary school which brings together academics in Politics, Philosophy, and International Relations to deliver excellent degree courses and world-class research. We offer single and dual honours degree courses in Politics, Philosophy, and International Relations.

Our subjects

As an undergraduate in SPIRE, you can choose a Single Honours degree in either Philosophy, Politics or International Relations. We also offer a selection of Combined Honours degrees with each of these subjects. Our degrees are modular which lets you choose a specialised degree course to suit you and even take modules outside your main subjects that count towards your degree. Postgraduate students can study for taught or research-based Masters courses, MPhil or PhD.

International students

We welcome students from around the world onto our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

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