Swansea University

Swansea University


The department boasts a dynamic research environment with a committed staff all of whom are research-active. Academic members of staff have a very considerable range of research interests on which supervision is offered for research degrees. At any one time, the department has over forty research students who work together with their supervisors on their projects. Staff expertise in the empirical study of Politics lies in the analysis of comparative political institutions; comparative elections; political parties; public sector reform; comparative liberal politics; UK politics; territorial politics; devolution; centre-regional/local relations; public policy; communism and post-communism; democratization; multi-level governance; European integration and European Union politics and policy; genocide; UN and international drugs policy.

Entry requirements

Students should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1), or equivalent, in a related subject or hold relevant work experience. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 6,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295190