School of Politics and International Relations

Interested in doing a PhD in Politics and International Relations?

The School of Politics and International Relations invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates to undertake a PhD in Politics or International Relations.

Successful applicants will join a team of PhD researchers in the School of Politics and International Relations. You can find out more about our staff, their research interests and current doctoral supervision by consulting these pages, as well as the pages of individual academics.

For more information on priority topic areas where we strongly welcomes expressions of interest, please have a read of our PhD research overview information.

Applicants interested in applying for entry October 2022 should contact Professor Andrew Mumford (, providing an expression of interest including the following: a CV, a one-page note on your preparation and motivation to conduct research to PhD level on a topic in Politics and International Relations, and a one-page outline of your proposed research topic. We can advise on your eligibility and the fit of your proposed research with our interests and expertise.

Applicants interested in being considered for an ESRC or AHRC DTP studentship should submit their expression of interest by 6 December 2021.


Posted on Thursday 4th November 2021

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