Research course

PhD Politics and International Relations

University of Hertfordshire · School of Social Science, Humanities and Education

Entry requirements

We require PhD Study applicants to be in possession of a good honours degree (2:1 or above), and a Masters degree in a relevant discipline. IELTS entry requirement is normally 6.5 or equivalent for overseas students.

Months of entry

January, February, September, October

Course content

Students seeking a University of Hertfordshire research degree will benefit from internationally recognised high levels of achievement in research. This course develops extensive subject expertise and independent research skills honed over an extended period. 

Before making your formal application we recommend you discuss your proposed research with a Research Tutor within the School of Social Studies, Humanities, and Education: Dr. Saskia Kersten

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr. Saskia Kersten
01707 284 000