Research course

International Politics

Aberystwyth University · Department of International Politics

Entry requirements

Degree, good references and a proposal showing promise and fitting into the range of supervised topics.

Months of entry


Course content

The MPhil programme is a research-based Masters, which provides the opportunity to research and a write 60,000-word thesis on a topic of your choosing and fits with the research interest of the Department.

Department specialisms

International Relations Theory; Security/Strategic Studies; International History; Politics and Area Studies especially Europe, the Third World and the USA.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

Best in Wales with 69% of publications submitted as world leading

Information for international students

English language competence certified by IELTS 7.0. Please visit our website for further information.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

International Politics
+44 (0)1970 622708