A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree, or international equivalent, in politics or a related subject.
Months of entry
At the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, we conduct research and offer PhD and MPhil supervision in all major fields of politics, including: international and global politics, governance and political organisations, and political theory.
We can offer you excellent supervision for your Politics PhD or MPhil, in a vibrant and supportive research environment.
We have a Politics Postgraduate Society, which organises:
- the 'New Voices' seminar series, with both internal and external presenters
- Round table discussions on topical issues
- professional development workshops led by politics staff.
You are encouraged to attend conferences to present papers, partial funding for this is available from the School.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 8 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Jenny Dawley, Postgraduate Secretary, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
- +44 (0) 191 208 5200