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Politics PhD

The University of Manchester

36 months
Duration
19500 GBP/year
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About

Manchester Politics hosts the British Election Study : the largest quantitative data source in politics in Britain. The program is offered by The University of Manchester.

Overview

As a result our Department welcomes applications for PhDs utilising this data for British or comparative projects.

Additional programme information

The School of Social Sciences is now based in a brand new purpose-built building which allows 24/7 access.

There is shared workspace available for research students within the Discipline Area and also a dedicated area in the atrium with computer terminals

Career Opportunities

The University has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help support you with your goals for the future.

The University of Manchester Politics PhD programme aims to enable you to become more aware of your developing researcher identity, equipping you with the skills you need during your PhD and prepare you to integrate into the researcher community.

We offer training sessions to build your skills and confidence in writing and presenting, with specific sessions on viva preparation, thesis submission and preparing for your Review Panel.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, The University of Manchester is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Manchester 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

Courses include:
  • PhD Research Design
  • PhD Seminars

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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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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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MINIMUM UK Master degree (or overseas equivalent) with a coursework/examination average of 60% or more AND a dissertation mark of 60% or more in a relevant subject with no mark below 50%.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A MINIMUM REQUIREMENT AND IN SOME CASES THE SUPERVISORY TEAM MAY REQUEST HIGHER MARKS OR DEGREE CLASSIFICATION DEPENDING ON INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT.
  • Having an expert supervisor is extremely important for success in Research degree programmes and part of the application process is that we seek suitable supervision. We cannot provide supervision across all areas and we are therefore sometimes unable to offer admission to excellent applicants. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Research programme funding - 2013/2014 entry

The following funding is available for PhD study;

  • School PhD Teaching Studentships
  • NWDTC (ESRC) Studentships
  • Economics Discipline Area Studentships
  • President's Doctoral Scholarships
  • Overseas Research Scholar Awards(ORSA)
  • Alumni Fund for PhD Award (Social Cohesion, Regenerative Medicine, Science & Society, Cancer 2015, World Poverty & Carbon Reduction)
  • School Teaching Assistant (TA) Scheme

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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