Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Comparative Politics, Policy and Governance

Research Areas; Africa; American politics; British politics; comparative politics; devolution; distributive justice; electoral politics; environmental politics; EU and European integration; France (culture, history, literature and politics); Germany (culture, history, literature and politics); globalisation; governance; human rights; Italy (culture, history, literature and politics); multiculturalism; nationalism; political economy; political parties and party politics; public policy; social movements; Spain (culture, history, literature and politics); territorial politics; Welsh politics; west European politics.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 (upper 2nd class) degree award, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; research proposal; those whose 1st language is not English must obtain a score of at least 6.5 in IELTS or 580 (paper-based), 237 (computer-based), 90 (internet-based) in TOEFL or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 70084