University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Local Government Studies

The MPhil and PhD degrees are taken by research with a coursework element. The university is particularly interested in receiving applications on the modernisation agenda, changing patterns of local governance, the impact of public policy changes, democracy, public participation and community involvement.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

INLOGOV offers occasional teaching assistantships for those enrolled on a full-time research degree; these provide bursaries to cover living costs, payment of the fee and the opportunity to gain additional income through a limited amount of tutorial work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,210 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,210 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,090 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

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