Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Politics

Research supervision is normally available in the following areas: the politics of difference; popular culture and political communication; political participation and elections; political ideologies and political thought; global economic and environmental challenges; democracy, the modern state and political organisations; political economy of development; critical geopolitics and security; theory of international relations; governance in Britain and the wider Europe; global justice and human rights; political research and methods.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree and a Master's degree, or international equivalent, in a politics or related subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Secretary, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5200