Faculty of Arts
Department of Political Studies
About the Department of Political Studies
Welcome to the Department of Political Studies. Our teaching and research focuses on international relations, political theory, politics and the media, comparative politics and public policy.
How to contact the Head of Department, undergraduate and postgraduate advisers and administrative staff.
Meet our distinguished staff.
Politics and International Relations courses
The Politics and International Relations courses you can take and how to plan undergraduate and postgraduate study.
Read about staff research interests and the New Zealand Election Study.
International Relations and Human Rights courses
Information about the Master of Professional Studies in International Relations and Human Rights.
Find out about staff research and supervision interests and discover opportunities for postgraduate research.
Public Policy courses
Information about the Master of Public Policy degree.
Find information for potential PhD students and read about PhD thesis topics.
Resources and facilities
Resources include the Chapman Archive and the Chapman Audio-Visual Archive.
What our alumni say about studying politics at The University of Auckland.
Internships and opportunities
Find out about internships, scholarships and other opportunities, including information about tutoring.
News and events
Up-to-date information about department news and events.
Forms for students
A selection of forms available for students.
Help and advice
Where to get help and advice in the Department of Political Studies.