Politics and International Relations, Ph.D. | Online (optional) | University of Leicester | Leicester, United Kingdom
48 months
Duration
16200 GBP/year
4596 GBP/year
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About

The Politics and International Relations programme of the University of Leicester students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team.

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Overview

Politics and International Relations programme of the  University of Leicester description

The maximum period of registration permitted before thesis submission is 4 years full time / 7  years part time or distance learning.Active research (including all experimental work, laboratory work, field work, and data collection) will typically take 3 to 3.5 years full time / 6 to 6.5 years part time or distance learning. On completion of active research students may request approval to register for a writing-up period of up to 12 months.The thesis should not normally exceed 80,000 words and must make an original contribution to knowledge and contain work of publishable quality. The thesis must then be defended in a viva voce (oral) examination before a degree can be awarded.

Programme Structure

Research
  • International Relations and Security Studies
  • Political Theory
  • Institutions, Participation, Public Opinion, Parties, and Comparative Politics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are an international applicant and require a visa to study in the UK you should submit your application at least four months before the proposed start date

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Download and save the Research Proposal Form and prepare your proposal. Complete all sections using the guidance on the form. If your proposal is not submitted on the Proposal Form your application will not be considered.
  • CV
  • Personal statement explaining your interest in the research, your experience, why it is worth doing and why we should consider you.
  • Copies of your Degree Certificates and Marks Transcripts of study already completed and if possible a transcript to-date of any study currently being undertaken.
  • If your documents are not in English please include an official translation.
  • Evidence of English language proficiency if applicable
  • In the reference section please enter the contact details of your two academic referees in the text boxes provided or upload letters of reference if already available.
  • In the funding section state clearly how you intend to fund your study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4596 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • INT £16,200 - £18,200 per year

Distance learning:

  • UK/EU: £21,850 Total course fee
  • International: £26,000 Total course fee

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 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 and International Relations.

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
01 Apr 2025
Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
08 Sep 2024
Sports scholarships
Merit-based

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University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Family Loyalty Discount
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Alumni Discount
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Alumni Music Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
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
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
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
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