UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Political Science

Areas of research include: British politics (constitutional and parliamentary reform, devolution, freedom of information and electoral participation; alternative electoral systems); comparative politics and government (Democratisation and democracy promotion; the politics of ethnicity; political campaigns and electoral behaviour; comparative urban and local politics; public opinion); EU politics and public policy (EU decision making and institutions, regulation and delegation, lobbying, constitutionalism, citizenship and democracy); human rights (human rights and non-state actors; corporate responsibility for human rights violations; theories of human rights and justice; adjudication and interpretation in international legal bodies; democracy, religion and human rights standards; trade and human rights; global poverty and human rights; militias, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and transnational corporations); international relations (International peace and security; globalisation and global governance; international migration; international finance and the political economy of development); political economy (comparative and international political economy; distributive politics; public spending and budgeting; economics of happiness; behavioural genetics; political economy of energy and climate change); public policy (business-government relations, including EU and the USA; formal models of executive and bureaucratic politics; and public ethics); political theory (the history of modern political thought - particularly nationalism, liberalism and republicanism; multi-culturalism, toleration and citizenship; democracy and constitutionalism within and beyond the nation state; contemporary political philosophy.)

Course modules

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,750 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 5 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,750 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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