Research course

European Politics and Area Studies

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Law and Politics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2:1 or equivalent) or overseas equivalent in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The Department of Politics and International Relations has an exceptionally strong research culture with a strong reputation for the quality of the research produced and the growing number of research grants it is attracting.

The School offers supervision across a wide range of research topics, including:

  • Comparative politics
  • European politics
  • EU institutions
  • EU politices
  • European political economy
  • The Euro Area
  • European social model and policies
  • European public policies
  • Europeanisation
  • External Relations of the EU
  • European political parties and elections
  • European defence and security
  • History of European integration
  • France and Europe
  • Germany and Europe
  • Italy and Europe
  • Sub-national governance in Europe

The Department is also home a thriving postgraduate community. We are home to the Wales Governance Centre and to the European Governance, Identity and Public Policy Research Unit, attracting visiting scholars from all over Europe and the world.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • 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

Name
Administrative Contact
Email
lawpladmissions@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 2920 874 588