Politics Research, Ph.D. | King's College London | London, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
26070 GBP/year
6936 GBP/year
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About

Undertaking a PhD in Politics Research at the King's College London places you within a unique institution in which you will be part of a vibrant and growing set of world-leading scholars, who are committed to understanding the intertwining of politics and economics and applying those insights to solving problems at all levels of governance.

Overview

In the Politics Research programme from King's College London, we have an open an inclusive research culture that encourages debate between the contesting theories, approaches and ideologies. 

Features 

  • Our vision of what political economy is lends itself to an interdisciplinary approach, and there is a wide range of methodological and theoretical approaches used across the department. This provides a stimulating environment for PhD research that fosters open-minded and critical scholarship.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, King's College London (KCL) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. King's College London (KCL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • All students on the doctoral programme are initially registered for an MPhil. At the beginning of the programme you will work with your supervisors to assess your individual training needs. 
  • You will use this to develop a personalised training schedule that draws on foundational and advanced courses made available to you through the King’s Centre for Doctoral Studies, the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Dcotoral Training Partnership (LISS-DTP) and the Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network. 
  • These courses will hone your academic skills and prepare you for the demands of your specific research project.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Masters degree with at least a Merit including a dissertation mark of no less than 65% (UK marking scheme)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26070 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26070 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6936 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6936 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Politics Research.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
18062 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
01 Sep 2024
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for high income countries)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
King's College London Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for least developed countries and fragile states)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
02 Jan 2025
King’s-China Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship programme (K-CSC)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
ANID/CONICYT Becas Chile Scholarships
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Turkish Embassy - Postgraduate Funding
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
CONACyT Mexico Scholarships
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Educational Affairs Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
FIDERH (Human Resources Development Fund), Bank of Mexico, Loan Scheme
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Higher Education Scholarships for Palestinians (HESPAL)
Merit-based

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Hans Rausing Scholarships
General Scholarships

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King's College London
London, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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