Research course

Politics and International Relations

University of Leicester · Department of Politics

Entry requirements

Higher degree from a recognised University in a related subject. English language qualification is required.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The School covers a wide range of research areas and are currently engaged in plans for research dissemination in continental Europe, the USA and Asia.

Politics and Internal Relations research is structured into three active research clusters.

These groups aim to promote and support high quality research, acting as a stimulating and supportive research environment for research staff and PhD students working in these areas. The three clusters meet regularly, organise seminars with external speakers and serve as a platform to discuss research in progress by staff and PhD students.

Department specialisms

Political Theory; European Union; European Politics; Diplomacy; International Relations.

Fees and funding

Information about fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months


full time
48 months

Course contact details

Department of Politics and International Relations
+44 (0)116 252 2702