Swansea University

Swansea University

Politics and International Relations

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. The department also has expertise in international security and strategic studies; the international politics of space; gender, childhood and child soldiers; North- and South East Asia; West Africa; transitional justice and international crimes; post-war reconstruction; multi-nationals and corporate social responsibility; governance and international development, including aid policy and practice; the role of civil society organisations in development contexts; human rights and international development; history of military thought and military culture; European diplomatic history.

Assessment methods

A thesis of no more than 100,000 words and an oral examination of the thesis (viva).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 per (Year 1) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 14,350 per (Year 1) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 7,200 per (Year 1) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 per (Year 1) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2018 GBP 14,350 per (Year 1) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2018 GBP 4,195 per (Year 1) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2018 GBP 7,200 per (Year 1) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2018 GBP 2,097 per (Year 1) 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 14,350 per (Year 1) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 per (Year 1) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 7,200 per (Year 1) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 per (Year 1) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2018 GBP 14,350 per (Year 1) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2018 GBP 4,195 per (Year 1) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2018 GBP 7,200 per (Year 1) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2018 GBP 2,097 per (Year 1) 6 Years

Campus details

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

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College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
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