Politics, Ph.D. | University of Sheffield | Sheffield, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
21560 GBP/year
4712 GBP/year
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About

Studying a PhD in Politics means embarking upon an exciting and novel research agenda, and joining a large community of scholars, both those currently at the University of Sheffield and others around the rest of the world.

Overview

About the programme

The purpose of academic research in in Politics at doctoral level is to make an original contribution to knowledge. Originality can be demonstrated by the discovery of new facts, the refutation of an old theory, by advancing a new theory, by combining two or more existing theories - or a combination of these.

At the University of Sheffield we welcome research proposals across the broad range of political science and international relations. We can offer supervision using a range of approaches: quantitative, qualitative, critical theory and gender.

Programme Structure

The department has considerable strength in the following fields:
  • International Political Economy
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • International Relations
  • Political Development and/or Democratisation (including in Latin America, Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia)
  • European Politics including the European Union
  • British Politics
  • Governance and Public Policy
  • Political Sociology
  • Political Theory

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
    • Although we advise students to start in September/October, it's often possible to start postgraduate research at any point in the year.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Proof of your previous degree(s)
    • Official translations into English
    • Academic references
    • English language certificates (International applicants)
    • A supporting statement (including a research proposal where relevant)
    • Curriculum vitae (CV)/resume
    • Examples of your work

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21560 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 Sheffield

555 - 977 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 Politics.

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
Sheffield–China Scholarships Council PhD Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
16 May 2024
International Merit Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
21 Jun 2024
Sheffield MBA Scholarship Scheme
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
4000 GBP
Deadline
31 May 2024
Gaza-Palestine Postgraduate Taught Scholarship
Need-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
9840 GBP
Deadline
03 Jul 2024
Sanctuary Scholarships
Need-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
12 May 2024
International Merit Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
International Postgraduate Scholarship 2022
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
NCUK Postgraduate Taught Scholarships
Merit-based

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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan 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
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
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
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
1000 USD
Deadline
12 Mar 2024
CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarships for Postgraduate Professional Studies
Merit-based Need-based

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CIAPS 
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
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
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
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
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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