International Relations, Ph.D. | London School of Economics and Political Science | London, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
22632 GBP/year
4829 GBP/year
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About

This International Relations programme at London School of Economics and Political Science offers you the chance to be part of one of the world's leading departments in the study of international relations while you undertake a substantial piece of work that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to international relations. 

Overview

The Department is organised around four Research Clusters: International Institutions, Law and Ethics; Theory/Area/History; International Political Economy; and Statecraft and Security. 

Features 

  • In the International Relations programme from London School of Economics and Political Science, you will belong to at least one of these clusters during your studies and attend its weekly events. 
  • You will also have the chance to participate in the editing of a student-run journal Millennium: Journal of International Studies, which has a major role in the discipline.

Programme Structure

Curriculum: 

  • Methods in International Relations Research 
  • Research Methods Training
  • Qualitative Methods in the Study of Politics
  • Qualitative Research Methods 
  • Case Studies and Comparative Methods for Qualitative Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement for this programme is a high merit (65+) in a master’s degree in a subject relevant to the proposed research with high merit (65+) in the dissertation element, or equivalent. Applications which do not meet these criteria (or do not expect to do so on completion of any pending qualifications) are not considered eligible.
  • Competition for places at the School is high. This means that meeting our minimum entry requirement, does not guarantee you an offer of admission. 

Tuition Fee

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    22632 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22632 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4829 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4829 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for International Relations.

Available Scholarships

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Various benefits
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Sumeet Valrani LSE PhD Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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London School of Economics and Political Science
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Higher Education Scholarships for Palestine (HESPAL)
Merit-based

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London School of Economics and Political Science
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
COLFUTURO/LSE Graduate Scholarship Programme
Need-based

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London School of Economics and Political Science
London, United Kingdom
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
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
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
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
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
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
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