University of Manchester

University of Manchester


Research areas include depending on interests: The Centre for International Politics (CIP); the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT); the European Politics Research Unit (EPRU); Governance, Representation and Policy (GRIP).

Entry requirements

A UK Master's degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant social science subject with a minimum overall average of 60 per cent; TOEFL: overall 623, TWE 5 (PBT); TOEFL: overall 263, TWE 5 (CBT); TOEFL: overall 100, with 25 in each of the 4 sections (IBT).

Sponsorship information

There are several opportunities available including: School of Social Sciences ESRC Studentships; Postgraduate Research Endowment Fund; Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Studentships; Discipline Area Graduate Teaching Studentships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740