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International Politics

Aberystwyth University

36 months
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About

Founded in 1919, the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University is the oldest department of its kind in the world. We have an international reputation for our research, known wherever the subject is studied.

Overview

The International Politics and Relations PhD programme at Aberystwyth University is among the most successful in the world. Students undertaking PhD research are an integral part of the Department’s renowned research culture. Their considerable achievements are indicated in several prize winning theses, high quality published work, and success in the job market.

Learning outcomes

The free exchange of ideas and a plurality of approaches are the underlying values of a programme devoted to the achievement of scholarly excellence. This commitment to research excellence is supported by unparalleled departmental support and the best supervision practices in the field.

An internationally recognised group of scholars are experienced in supervising original PhD research falling into several broad areas:

  • Foreign and Defence Policy
  • European and Welsh Politics
  • International Relations Theory
  • Normative International Theory
  • Postcolonialism
  • Intelligence Studies
  • International History
  • Military History
  • Cold War History
  • Security Studies
  • Strategic Studies
  • Third World
  • Global Health

Programme Structure

An internationally recognised group of scholars are experienced in supervising original PhD research falling into several broad areas:

  • Foreign and Defence Policy
  • European and Welsh Politics
  • International Relations Theory
  • Normative International Theory
  • Postcolonialism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for entry to our PhD programme are generally expected to hold a First or high Upper Second Class Honours degree from a British university (or equivalent from a non-UK university), and to have a strong performance in a relevant Masters degree.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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