University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Politics

This programme is a training programme designed to equip students with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon on a career as a political researcher. It provides generic research methods training in social science, as well as more specific research training in politics (including any chosen political specialism) and international relations. This programme also forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre - a hub of world-class social sciences research.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent, supported by strong evidence of research potential in undergraduate work, e.g. through level 3 independent project or dissertation and/or through testimonial from academic referees. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

Course modules

Please note constituent modules and pathways may be updated, deleted or replaced in future years as a consequence of programme development. Details at any time may be obtained from the programme website. Some examples of modules are: research methods in the social science; dissertation skills; quantitative data analysis; applied quantitative data analysis; qualitative methods in social research; qualitative methods in social research; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: essay assignments and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The University of Exeter invests heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the Government's Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West
Penryn Campus Falmouth TR10 9EZ South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
+44(0)1392 723044