You could also progress onto a postgraduate degree and take your learning even further. This degree builds skills which are applicable to many different career paths. These include problem solving, developing arguments, analysing and evaluating information, collaboration, independent working, communication and more. Our teaching draws on both our research and professional experience. This means your learning is informed by the most current thinking in the subject area. You can find out more about our research and backgrounds by visiting our staff pages.

  • Most participants expected the war to be over by Christmas, but as we know the reality was very different.
  • His research interests include French and Italian contemporary philosophy and thought, Black studies, Biopolitics, the politics of War and violence and political theology.
  • Austerity cuts and insecure work are pushing more and more working people in wealthier countries into poverty.
  • Britain really initially admired this new nation, Britain really actually thought as a friend but imperial Germany soon began to threaten Britain’s sense of supremacy.

Discover the research techniques and skills used in the study of politics. This module unpacks everything you’ll need for conducting research in your own area of interest. WFD’s Sophia Fernandes and Halyna Shevchuk, Ukraine Country Representative, highlight the importance of women’s political participation in conflict resolution and peacebuilding.

Advancing Political Science

Students will receive written feedback on their summative assessment no later than 20 working days; and the module tutor will hold a specific session to discuss feedback, which students can also opt to attend. They will also have the opportunity to discuss their feedback during the module tutor’s regular feedback and guidance hours. You’ve got Germany Austria-Hungary and Italy and you’ve got France Russia and to some extent Britain. There’s still no immediate reason for war between the two, it would take a crisis to turn tensions into an armed conflict. From 24 July, British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey tried to organise an international peace conference to prevent further escalation. On 29 July, Germany requested British neutrality in the event of a European war, which Britain refused.

You will complete a comparative analysis of democratic states throughout the world, examining both established democracies and democracies in transition. Our members are universities across the globe and the scholars who work and study within them; membership benefits both the individual and the institution. A comprehensive programme of cutting-edge qualitative and quantitative methodological training delivered by experts across two annual events.


Ever since the Vietnam War, media globalisation has made conflict a part of everyone’s life in the modern world. This is where war reporters play the crucial role of mediators, to bring us stories covering the various dimensions of war from some of the most vulnerable places on Earth. This volume will explore the visual culture of conflict, specifically the war on terror that is grounded in the conceptual claim that images are central to contemporary geopolitics.


On this degree you will develop advanced skills in political analysis. You will address urgent political questions from local, national and global perspectives, gaining a deeper understanding of the institutions and processes which drive modern states. You will also explore how wars start and end, the morality of war and the concept of a ‘just’ war. You will draw on history, media, American studies, film, literature and more to deepen your understanding of War and Politics.

Students will receive written timely feedback on their formative assessment. They will also have the opportunity to discuss their feedback during the module tutor’s feedback and guidance hours. Independently compare across types of countries and post-war experiences, and identify key dynamics that can account for similarities and differences. One solution which Kosminsky supports is for streamers to pay a levy from their UK subscription income to contribute to the making of British dramas. Alternatively, streamers might commit to a quota of their drama budget going on co-productions with UK public broadcasters.