- Bachelors (Honours) degree (or overseas equivalent) at 2:1 level or above in a cognate subject; and
- Master's degree at 65% overall average with minimum 65% in dissertation and with no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent).
Months of entry
Our Politics PhD programme is a three-year (full-time) or six-year (part-time) course of study that enables you to carry out a piece of in-depth research in the area that most interests you.
You will benefit from a global reputation, lively PhD student body, multiple research seminar series, and expertise in a diverse set of areas of politics grouped in our five research clusters. Politics is the biggest post-graduate community in our School and we welcome students from all around the world, forming a vibrant community both socially and academically.
Politics at the University of Manchester is one of the top politics departments in the country, and in the top fifty; globally. This offers many career opportunities for our PhD students, such as:
- Networking, internally and externally;
- Support for diverse research methods and approaches;
- Overseas and fieldwork visits;
- Internships, and;
- Career development.
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
Research training in year one, partial completion fo PhD may result in award of MPhil; MPhil can apply to convert to PhD after one year.
Course contact details
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