Research course

Politics, International Studies and Philosophy

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research Strategies

The School has a strong international reputation for innovative research, across a wide range of specialist research strengths. In each of these, important and pioneering work has been published by members of staff and major projects of research are ongoing. In addition, the School is committed to the supervision of high-quality research students in all areas of politics, philosophy and international politics and to enhancing its vibrant postgraduate research culture.

Research Strengths

The research interests of the School and the expertise of its staff include:

  • Contemporary Irish Political History
  • Governance and Public Policy, with a particular emphasis on European Union politics, public opinion, gender studies, governance.
  • Security, Terrorism and International Relations
  • Philosophy, with a particular emphasis on metaphysics, philosophy of mind, logic, epistemology, moral and political philosophy
  • Political Theory, particularly green political thought, post-structuralism, democratic political theory and the politics of recognition.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website.

Fees and funding

Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found here.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Caroline Cullen
Email
c.cullen@qub.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9097 1149
Fax
+44 (0)28 9097 5048