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European Politics and Area Studies

Cardiff University

36 months
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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).

Overview

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.

Features

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.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Please include a:

  • detailed research proposal of about 5,000 words. Read our guidance on how to write a research proposal.
  • title
  • introduction
  • clear statement of research problem and research questions
  • review of key literature
  • proposed methodology
  • proposed contribution (why your research is valuable and to whom)

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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