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:

Our guide to applyingFunding information

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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.


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In the Research Excellence Framework 2021, 82% of our research output is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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School of Politics and International Relations

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