University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Politics

Entry requirements

A degree in Politics or a cognate subject at Upper 2nd Class Honours level or above; applications are also welcome from people who have equivalent qualifications; where English is not 1st language: IELTS score of 6 (minimum 5 in each skill); or TOEFL 550/213/79 (paper/computer/internet).

Course modules

Current research projects include: security governance in the European neighbourhood: the cases of the Western Balkans, Cyprus, Ukraine; regions, nation and ethnicity; the profile of new labour; the politics of conflict; Habermas and modernity; EU-Russian relations; vulnerable empire: understanding America's wars in the 21st century; supervision available in the following areas: US foreign policy since 1939; Cyprus and Greek-Turkish relations: South European politics; the politics of oil and gas in Eurasia; the Labour party as well as the policies of the Blair Government; the impact of devolution on the Labour Party in Scotland; Scottish devolution, political parties, UK constitutional politics and minority nationalism in the European Union; the enlargement of the European Union and NATO into Central and Eastern Europe; German politics; the politics and history of the former Yugoslavia; stability and disintegration of states; transition theories and politics in South Eastern Europe; the narratives developed by political elites and other segments of society and the link between these narratives and political action; the challenges posed by the politics of difference for liberal democracies in general, and the liberal conceptions of citizenship in particular; liberalism and multicultural citizenship, in particular the debate surrounding feminist attempts to reconceptualise citizenship in the light of the politics of difference.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (England) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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