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School of Government & International Affairs

Taught Postgraduate Degrees

Within our School we have a thriving cosmopolitan student community, currently there are students from over 50 different countries studying here. Our Postgraduate community is substantial with over 150 students taking our Taught Masters Courses in 2016-17.

Why choose Durham University's School of Government & International Affairs?

  • The QS World University league tables rank Durham in the world's top 100 universities for the quality of, and demand for, our graduates. The subject area of Politics and International Relations at Durham is also separately ranked in the world's top 100.

  • Our teaching is ranked highly in all major UK University League Tables:

  • The School of Government & International Affairs is ranked 12th in the UK for world-leading and international excellence in research.

  • Durham University was rated the top university in the UK for student quality of life and employability in a comprehensive survey carried out by Lloyds Bank for several national newspapers. See for example: Quality of Life

  • We have vibrant Taught and Research Postgraduate Communities with students from 58 different countries.

Postgraduate Prospectus 2017

Interested in postgraduate study? Click on the above image to register and download or you can listen to the Postgraduate Prospectus podcast.