Politics PhD

University of Liverpool

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Course info

Our research covers British Politics, Political Science, Political Communication, Local Government, International Studies, Comparative Politics, Populism, Health and Political Engagement, Security Studies, Gender Studies, and Political Theory. We also have expertise in local studies focused on Scouse identity, Liverpool, and Merseyside more broadly.OverviewDoctoral ResearchA PhD is an international qualification that enables you to make an original contribution to knowledge in a specific area ... READ MORE

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Full time | University of Liverpool | 3 years | Full time..

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Start date and duration

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Full time ...
Full time 2-4 years. Applications are open all year round.
Full Time
3 years

Entry requirements
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Applications are welcomed from well qualified graduates who would typically hold a UK first degree or equivalent in the first or 2:1 class plus a Masters degree, in a relevant subject. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates who wish to undertake research leading to a PhD in Politics on either a full- or part-time basis. We ordinarily expect candidates for entry to our PhD programme to hold a first degree in the First or 2:1 class and a Master’s degree (preferably pass of 65% or higher) in a relevant subject area from a UK university, or EU/overseas qualifications of an equivalent standard.

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£4,500 per year
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More info: £24,250 (lab based programmes) £18,450 (non Lab based programmes)..

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More info: £24,250 (lab based programmes) £18,450 (non Lab based programmes)..

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Latest Politics reviews

20 Nov 19

MA Media and Politics

I enjoy a lot , have great friends, enjoy my course - but my course could be more...
Student Reviewer
02 Feb 18

The overall, experience has been good so far, however, could be...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 27 reviews

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Where you'll study

University of Liverpool

The Foundation Building 765 Brownlow Hill Liverpool
L69 7ZX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Liverpool Lime Street  0.2 miles away

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