PhD Politics / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- 3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
- Entry requirements
- Bachelors (Honours) degree (or overseas equivalent) at 2:1 level or above in a cognate subject; and
- Master's degree at 65% overall average with minimum 65% in dissertation and with no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent)
- How to apply
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Our Politics PhD programme is a three-year (full-time) or six-year (part-time) course of study that enables you to carry out a piece of in-depth research in the area that most interests you.
You will benefit from:
- a global reputation;
- lively PhD student body;
- multiple research seminar series; and
- Expertise in a diverse set of areas of politics grouped in our five research clusters.
Politics is the biggest post-graduate community in our School and we welcome students from all around the world, forming a vibrant community both socially and academically.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,327
International students (per annum): £18,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £2,163
International students (per annum): £9,250
We receive money from a range of sources to help you fund your research and have a range of awards on offer, covering tuition fees and a generous stipend.
Application deadlines for internal funding opportunities are often at the beginning of February for programmes starting the following September. If you're planning to apply for a scholarship or award that is not attached to a particular project, you'll normally need to hold an offer of a place from the University before applying.
Search for current funding opportunities by country and research programme using our database search tool .
- School of Social Sciences (Faculty of Humanities) - Research Impact Scholarships 2019
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentships - 2019/2020
- School of Social Sciences - North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWSSDTP/ESRC) - Studentships - 2019
- School of Social Sciences - China Scholarship Council Joint Scholarship for PhD Study 2019
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