Political Science and International Studies MPhil

This Mphil programme is run by the University's Department for Political Science and International Studies. The Department offers supervision leading to the research degrees of MPhil (minimum registration two years) allowing participants to complete a 40,000-word supervised thesis, and PhD (minimum registration three years) allowing participants to complete an 80,000-word thesis constituting a major piece of original research work.

We are able to supervise a wide range of topics, in line with the research interests of our teaching staff. In broad terms our research work is focused around eight research groups: Asia, Diplomatic Studies, European Politics, Political Economy, Political Theory, Security Studies, International Relations Theory and Political Sociology.

MPhil, MPhil, PhD, DPhil, PhD, DPhil Award
September Start
Part-time, Full-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A good honours degree (normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant subject awarded by an approved university, or attainment of an alternative qualification or qualifications and/or evidence of experience judged by the University as indicative of an applicant's potential for research and as satisfactory for the purpose of entry to a research degree programme.

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