The University of Auckland, Politics and International Relations

Politics is not just what politicians do, although governments provide a large part of it. One of the basic questions we ask is "who gets what, when, and how?" Instruments of politics include discussion, propaganda, persuasion, legislation, administration, threats, bribes and the use of armed force. .... Politics and International Relations and your career Politics and International Relationsย can give you the tools to be successful in both the public and private sectors. Our graduates have become public servants, politicians, diplomats, entrepreneurs, business and marketing executives, consultants, policy analysts, journalists and members of international and non-governmental organisations. Some also have careers as university staff in New Zealand and abroad, not always in Politics and International Relations. Read more about our alumni.

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The Faculty of Arts, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019

Auckland, NZ