Postgraduate taught programmes

The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) is an interdisciplinary scholarly environment producing leading research which is international in its focus and relevant to the changing circumstances of our increasingly interconnected world. Our strong reputation is evident across all our taught postgraduate programmes.

Head of School Newsletter

You may be just starting the postgraduate application process, have an offer from SPAIS, or looking for more information about the school. This Head of School Newsletter (PDF, 570kB) will provide you with all the up to date information you need to know about the school.

We offer MSc degrees in the following areas:

Politics and International Relations



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School Open Day

The next School Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Wednesday 15th June 2016.  To register please email

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School for Sociology, Politics and International Studies
University of Bristol
11 Priory Road
Fax: +44 (0)117 331 7577