Research course

Politics and International Relations

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Masters (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline, with an average of 63% or above, and 2:1 at undergraduate level (or international equivalent)

Months of entry

September

Course content

A PhD is the most advanced form of postgraduate study. It is awarded on the successful completion of supervised research, verbal examination and final thesis.

We offer PhDs in:

We encourage our students to play an active role in the school's research centres and institutes as well as the activities of the school as a whole.

Politics and international relations research areas include:

  • Asia and Pacific studies
  • British politics
  • China's governance and politics
  • comparative politics
  • conflict, security and terrorism
  • international relations
  • political ideologies
  • political theory
  • social and global justice
  • social science research methodology

All applicants will be expected to pass an interview, to be conducted in person, via Skype or on the phone.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

See information on how to fund your studies, including our step-by-step guide. Further information is available on the school website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Support Hub
Email
socsci-gr@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 951 5559