Research course


University of Sussex · School of Law, Politics and Sociology

Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have a Masters degree in political science, international relations, economics, history or sociology. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

Join us to analyse how politics shapes our lives. We conduct internationally renowned research on some of the most important issues facing Britain, Europe and the world.

You’ll work with expert faculty at the cutting-edge of politics, covering Britain, Europe and international issues. We have particular interests in:

  • foreign policy
  • energy issues
  • citizenship and migration issues
  • gender politics
  • corruption.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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