European Politics and Area Studies, Ph.D. | Cardiff University | Cardiff, United Kingdom
36 months
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24450 GBP/year
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About

European Politics and Area Studies from Cardiff University, is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Politics and International Relations research programmes (MPhil, PhD).

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Overview

Key Facts 

The Department of Politics and International Relations has an exceptionally strong research culture with a strong reputation for the quality of the research produced and the growing number of research grants it is attracting.

The European Politics and Area Studies programme from  Cardiff University ,  offers supervision across a wide range of research topics.

The Department is also home a thriving postgraduate community. We are home to the Wales Governance Centre and to the European Governance, Identity and Public Policy Research Unit, attracting visiting scholars from all over Europe and the world.

Programme Structure

Research topics, include:

  • Comparative politics
  • European politics
  • EU institutions
  • EU politices
  • European political economy
  • The Euro Area
  • European social model and policies
  • European public policies
  • Europeanisation
  • External Relations of the EU
  • European political parties and elections
  • European defence and security
  • History of European integration
  • France and Europe
  • Germany and Europe
  • Italy and Europe
  • Sub-national governance in Europe

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no official closing dates. We ask that completed applications are submitted for consideration at least 3 months before your requested start date.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Politics or International Relations (2:1 or equivalent) or overseas equivalent in a relevant subject.

We will consider all individual applicants on their specific merits. If you do not have the standard qualifications for the course, you may still apply. Your application will be considered if you have the following;

  • Masters’ degree in Politics or International Relations (or equivalent) with an average mark of at least 65%.
  • Applicants with appropriate professional experience.

Interviews (via Skype/Phone or in person) may be conducted to identify and assess the academic merit of prospective students.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24450 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4712 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4712 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 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 European Politics and Area Studies.

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
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Fulbright-Cardiff University scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Cardiff University
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Fulbright-Cardiff University scholarship
Merit-based

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Cardiff University
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Cardiff University
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Cardiff University Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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Cardiff University
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
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
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
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
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