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, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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