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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

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Welcome to POLIS

Cambridge has a long and distinctive tradition in the study of politics and international relations with particular emphasis, going back over a century, on historical, legal, economic and philosophical approaches to the study of political thought and national and international politics.

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MPhil in Public Policy

The new Master's in Public Policy (MPP) is a one-year practice oriented programme that was launched in October 2013. The MPhil in Public Policy provides an interdisciplinary grounding in public policy theory and practice, with courses ranging from philosophy and policy analysis through to media and politics.

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The Alcuin Lecture

Dr Enrico Letta, the former Italian Prime Minister, visited the Department of POLIS on Friday 6 June to give the 2014 Alcuin Lecture.

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Gates Scholarships at POLIS

Students at the Department have been awarded 67 Gates Scholarships since 2001; the second highest number in the University.

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