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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-JAN-21

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

At the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, we conduct research and offer PhD and MPhil supervision in all major fields of politics, including: international and global politics, governance and political organisations, and political theory.

We can offer you excellent supervision for your Politics PhD or MPhil, in a vibrant and supportive research environment.

We have a Politics Postgraduate Society, which organises:

the 'New Voices' seminar series, with both internal and external presenters
Round table discussions on topical issues
professional development workshops led by politics staff

You are encouraged to attend conferences to present papers, partial funding for this is available from the School.

Our main research themes are:

The politics of difference

Popular culture and political communication

Political participation and elections

Political ideologies and political thought

Global economic and environmental challenges

Democracy, the modern state and political organisations

Political economy of development

Critical geopolitics and security

Theory of international relations

Governance in Britain and wider Europe

Global justice and human rights

Political research and methods

Research skills development.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,340per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    149 68%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    35th

    6

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