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Politics People Place

Welcome to the Department of Politics, People & Place



Politics, People & Place

Welcome to the Department of Politics, People and Place at De Montfort University (DMU).  We deliver excellent teaching in a broad range of subject areas including:

  • human resource management;
  • politics and international relations;
  • management - air transport management, management & the creative industries; project management; and
  • public policy.

The Department has a long tradition of providing internationally acclaimed research and working closely with practitioners to produce societal impact.

Teaching and Courses

The Department offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes:


Business and Globalisation, BA (Hons)

Business Management and Human Resource Management, BA (Hons)

Economics and International Relations, BA (Hons)

Economics and Politics, BA (Hons)

Human Resource Management with Languages, BA (Hons)

Human Resource Management, BA (Hons)

International Relations and Politics, BA (Hons)

International Relations, BA (Hons)

Politics, BA (Hons)

Public Administration and Management, BA (Hons)

Postgraduate and Professional

Air Transport Management, MSc

Business Management in the Creative Industries, MSc

Creative Enterprise, MSc

Diplomacy and World Order, MA

Human Resource Management, MSc

Intercultural Business Communication, MSc

International Relations, MA

Professional Coaching, PG Cert

Project Management, MSc

Public Leadership (subject to validation), MA

Urban Studies, MA


The department is home to a lively community of research students and welcomes proposals from prospective students.

In Partnership

Public Administration and Management, BA (Hons) at CityU SCOPE

Community Governance, BA (Hons) - with the Society of Local Council Clerks



The research conducted in the department seeks to influence current thinking and address contemporary challenges faced by practitioners, policymakers and academics, ranging from the reform of local politics to democratisation of former communist countries.

The Department is home to:

Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA)

Local Governance Research Centre (LGRC) - including Housing

People, Organisations and Work Institute (POWI)

These Centres provide a focal point for the research of colleagues within the department and beyond.




A full list of staff in the Department is available from this link


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Twitter @DMUpolitics

Hashtag #DMUPolitics

Contact Us

If you would like to be part of a supportive, stimulating and rewarding academic community then please get in touch:

Department of Politics, People & Place

Leicester Castle Business School

Faculty of Business and Law
De Montfort University
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