Entry requirements

To undertake a PhD programme across any of our institutes you must have a minimum of an upper class honours degree (2:1) or overseas equivalent in a related subject area.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Research is at the heart of the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance. We are always keen to hear from students who want to develop their own research proposal so if you're interested in addressing complex issues involving modern diplomacy, international security, international business and trade, global communication and information management then pursuing a PhD in our Institute could be for you.

As old paradigms and models continue to expose their limitations, there has never been a greater need for a new understanding of how the international arena works.

Our research programmes have been designed to expose you to many different aspects of diplomacy and international governance. Experts from academia and industry will share their insights to guide and support your own discoveries and learning. You will work collaboratively with academic staff and each other to enrich your studies and support local organisations in search of your subject expertise and advanced academic skills.

Brexit Diplomacy

Diplomacy is at the heart of many key issues facing the UK today, particularly the developments and repercussions of Britain's exit from the EU, which is often referred to in shorthand as Brexit. Over the coming years, you will have the opportunity to become experts in this critical topic, as it unfolds around you in London.

The Director of the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance, Professor Helen Drake is leading a team of researchers to examine the politics, diplomacy and governance of Brexit. These findings are embedded into the teaching of our programmes, enabling you to discover the opportunities and challenges surrounding Brexit and their effect on the UK, the rest of the EU and Europe more broadly.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for further information on PhD fees and finance.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Loughborough University London
Email
london@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
020 3818 0777