Postgraduate Politics and International Relations degrees


Degree listing

MA Art & Politics

Working from a strong theoretical basis, this programme will help you to understand a range of empirical, aesthetic and conceptual issues which traverse and exceed both 'art' and 'international' politics.

MA Global Political Economy

See the story behind what's right in front of you. The MA Global Political Economy examines the world in real terms. You will work in small groups with world class experts at the Political Economy Research Centre (PERC), as well as across a number of other Goldsmiths departments, and learn how to hold the world up to scrutiny.

MA International Relations

The MA International Relations deals with the most pressing global challenges of the 21st century from a critical perspective.

MA Politics, Development and the Global South

How can (and should) we talk about the challenges and possibilities for development in the 21st century? This degree examines how 21st century ‘development’ has become a site of struggle, one where new forms of politics and theory have emerged.

MPhil/PhD Politics

We accept students into the Department of Politics and International Relations on the basis of a match between your proposed research and the current research interests of a potential supervisor as well as an assessment of qualifications and suitability for a research degree.

Politics and International Relations at Goldsmiths

Why study Politics and International Relations at Goldsmiths?

  • We're distinctive – we extend beyond the conventional boundaries of the discipline to focus on the interactions between politics, culture and art in different parts of the world.
  • Our programmes offer unique approaches to exploring the political world at a deeper level, as well as exciting career opportunities.
  • Combining our particular strengths in international relations, political theory and political economy, and our in-depth area studies specialisms in China, Africa and Latin America, we offer students an exciting range of opportunities to explore the politics of the world they live in.

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