School of Politics and International Relations
  

Postgraduate Research Degrees

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The school's vibrant international environment provides an ideal home for research.

Students are encouraged to play an active role in the school's research centres and institutes, as well as the activities of the school as a whole.

Once you've found the right research opportunity, please view our research proposal guidance:

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Areas of supervision

You will be supported by two academic supervisors. View our current areas of supervision.
 
 

Postgraduate research degrees

Politics and International Relations PhDs

Offering supervision in most subject areas, the School of Politics and International Relations is a thriving and dynamic centre for PhD study.

Politics and International Relations MRes

Providing general research training, this course is ideal if you are looking to pursue a PhD or a career that requires research skills.

Social Science Research Methodology PhD

Offering you the opportunity to acquire first-class methodological expertise, this course includes substantive research on a topic of your choice.
 


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In the latest Research Excellence Framework, we rated in the top 15 in the UK for research power with 96% of our research activity being rated as of international standard.
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