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Political Economy Research

King's College London

Ph.D. On Campus
24 months
Duration
21869 GBP/year
5820 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Undertaking a PhD in Political Economy with us 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 local, national and global problems.

Overview

Each student has two supervisors and meets regularly with the first supervisor. The department provides office space and computer equipment on the Strand campus. The department runs seminars for PhD students on topics such as publication strategy, and to discuss actual research.

PhD students are also encouraged to attend research seminars in DPE and related departments, and are expected to present at one such seminar in their time at King's. Our large undergraduate programme offers opportunities for PhD students to earn money and valuable teaching experience. PhD students have the opportunity to spend part of their PhD working at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and at the National University of Singapore.

Programme Structure

Particular areas of strength in the department include Austrian economics, the politics of emerging economies, political theory, public policy, and health technology. Our research uses a range of methodological approaches and includes European governance, regulation and economic decision-making; political theory, political philosophy, and the history of political thought; democratic theory, elections, and parties; political science, comparative politics, and political sociology; public policy and policy analysis; and international relations and foreign policy analysis. Forthcoming appointments will strengthen and expand these areas of expertise. Admission to the PhD programme is highly selective, and requires a good match between PhD topic and supervisor capabilities.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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

  • International

    21869 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21869 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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