De Montfort University

De Montfort University


International Relations and Politics staff are currently involved in a variety of research projects including: the American Presidency, particularly the effects of race and gender on the selection of candidates; the political implications of different accounts of rationality and rationalisation, especially in relationship to democratic decision-making; issues and problems that free-riding and similarly exploitative behaviour raise for the idea of a just society.

Entry requirements

For the MPhil: at least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a British university or equivalent academic or professional qualifications; international qualifications may also be acceptable; for direct entry to the PhD: UK Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area, which should have been awarded within 5 years prior to application, including a component dealing with research methods; an equivalent academic or professional qualification, including international qualifications, may be acceptable.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Variable October 2016 - 3 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Variable October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

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