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Political Science covers resources concerned with political studies, military studies, the electoral and legislative processes, political theory, history of political science, comparative studies of political systems, and the interaction of politics and other areas of science and social science. We have an excellent record of winning external funding, and our centres and groups provide structure and support, promoting collaboration and impact.

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