Research course

Politics Non Attendance

Institution
University of Westminster · Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

You will need: A minimum classification of 2.1 in a first degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, A Masters degree (or Masters degree pending); and (if English is not your first language) Appropriate English Language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self-directed study and training as a researcher.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Based within our Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, our research programme in Politics has a well-established reputation for innovative and internationally recognised research in various areas of Politics. We have a lively research environment with regular seminars and conferences and over 30 PhD students, and have been successful in securing a number of large, externally-funded research grants.
Our research is concentrated on Democracy, which focuses primarily on critical democratic theory, democratic institutions and governance; and Emerging Powers, which focuses on social movements, politics of energy and resources, borders and territoriality.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.

Fees and funding

Please find details of fees and the range of funding opportunities (including studentships) available through the University at: www.westminster.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/fees

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

distance learning
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Admissions
Email
researchadmissions@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7911 5731