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Ph.D. On Campus

Politics and International Relations

The University of Edinburgh

36 months
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21150 GBP/year
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About

Research in Politics and International Relations at The University of Edinburgh explores the theory, practice and ethics of politics and governance.

Overview

We cover a broad area of expertise, from local policy to global governance, political theory to empirical studies, constructivism to rational choice approaches.

The group from Politics and International Relations at The University of Edinburgh has close links with cross-disciplinary and internationally recognised research centres.

Training and support

This programme includes courses in research design and methodology skills.

The Graduate School provides a suite of ESRC-recognised research training courses for social science students across the University.

We have an exciting package of flexible, web-based training courses in line with the increased emphasis on advanced training throughout the course of doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Major research focuses include:
  • sub-state and supranational dimensions of politics and public policy
  • the impact of devolution in the UK and elsewhere, and the constitution and governance of the European Union
  • international politics: changing relations, the new security agenda, transatlantic relations, political economy, migration politics and global governance
  • nationalism, democratic transition, civil society and institution-building
  • health, welfare, environment, competition, migrations and citizenship, and equal opportunities policies
  • political theory, especially war ethics, environmental ethics and theories of freedom

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, and a UK masters degree with an overall mark of 65% or its international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21150 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21150 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

PhD part-time fees

  • Overseas: £10,575
  • Home: £2,250

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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