Research course

Democracy and Social Movements

Institution
Open University · Department of Politics and International Studies
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent).

Months of entry

October

Course content

Politics and International Studies (POLIS) at The Open University has an international reputation for research in democracy and social movements. Members of POLIS are interested in supervising research on theories of democracy and democratisation; contested conceptualisations of democracy; struggles for democracy and rights; democratic institutions and movements; contentious and activist politics; identity and democratic politics; contemporary social and political movements.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
      full time
      36 months
      • MPhil
        full time
        15 months
          part time
          24 months

          Course contact details

          Name
          Postgraduate Coordinator
          Email
          FASS-Polis-PG-Admissions@open.ac.uk
          Phone
          +44 (0)1908 654534