What distinguishes a SOAS Politics degree from any other is its truly global perspective. In a rapidly changing political and ideological landscape, the degrees we provide have never been more relevant.
Our international student body is renowned for its engagement with the major political issues of our time, making SOAS one of the most exciting universities in the world to learn about Politics and International Relations with a focus on Africa, Asia and the Near and Middle East.
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Structured around four core subdisciplines, namely political theory, political sociology, political economy, and international relations. Students receive a thorough training in these sub-disciplines, which are then applied to the analysis of real world political situations.
Through a study of world history and global power relations, students gain a better understanding of the sources of conflict and cooperation among states, shifts in the international economy, as well as the roles of culture, identity and ideas in world politics.