Welcome to all new undergraduate students studying at Penryn, and arriving in Autumn 2016

Welcome to the Department of Politics at the University of Exeter. It is one of the best all round Politics departments in the UK and we excel in research and teaching across all the main areas of political science including international relations, political theory, public policy and administration, comparative politics, public opinion and political behaviour.

Our undergraduate degrees reflect this diversity and the fact that our research directly shapes the modules we deliver at this level.

You will be taught by tutors who are international experts in their field. In addition to the degrees taught entirely within our department, there are a large number of joint degrees and of course you can opt for modules on other degree courses as you progress through your time with us.

Our staff aim to be friendly and approachable so feel free to come and discuss with us any issues that you may have. We welcome your feedback and ideas.

Andrew Massey
Professor of Politics
Head of Department
Associate Dean for Education


The Politics staff at Penryn would also like to extend our own special welcome to those of you who will be joining us in Cornwall.

We share the strengths and expertise of our colleagues at the Streatham campus but due to smaller class sizes are able to deliver most of our modules in a way that allows you to work closely with and learn from fellow students and staff.

We also have the unique surroundings of our shared campus and of Cornwall, which we hope you will enjoy.

We look forward to meeting you in September, but if you have any concerns in the meantime please do get in touch. We will be happy to address any questions you have, or simply to talk things over with you.

Dan Stevens
Professor in Politics
Head of Politics at the Penryn Campus, Cornwall

Preparing to arrive

For everything you need to know about preparing to arrive please see the University's main website for new students. Then please come back to this website for your Academic Induction schedule, which takes place during Freshers' Week (Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September 2016).

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