University of Surrey

University of Surrey


The programme promotes high-quality research in politics, international relations and policy studies. Applications are welcome from students who would like to conduct research (leading to an MPhil or PhD degree) in any of the school's areas of expertise. However, they are also interested in hearing about other areas in which students would like to conduct research, if they are broadly in line with the school's areas of research.

Entry requirements

A good Bachelors degree and preferably a Masters degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent in a relevant discipline. Students are initially registered for a PhD with probationary status and, subject to satisfactory progress, are subsequently confirmed as having PhD status.

Course modules

Key research areas include: European politics; international politics; political theory and philosophy; citizenship and policy studies; educational politics and policy.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 60 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01483 686 509