Department of Government & Public PolicyAbout the Department

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Top 10 - The Times Good University Guide 2023

We are 6th in the UK for Politics according to The Times Good University Guide 2023.

1st for Politics

Based on REF 2021 results, the Times Higher Education ranked Strathclyde as number one in the UK for Politics.


Study with Leading Scholars

Our staff are leading scholars in comparative politics, political behaviour, international relations and public policy. Their research is used by policymakers around the world.

Change the World of Politics

Our undergraduate and graduate degrees offer students a "journey" that equips them to use theory and master practical skills to play a key role in changing world of global politics and public policy.