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.

Potential supervisors

Fees and funding

Please see The Open University website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
distance learning
variable months
full time
36 months

MPhil

distance learning
variable months
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 654534/654435