University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Politics (P052497)

Based within our Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, our research programme in politics has a well-established reputation for innovative and internationally recognised research in various areas of politics. We have a lively research environment with regular seminars and conferences and over 30 PhD students, and have been successful in securing a number of large, externally-funded research grants. Our research is concentrated on: Democracy, which focuses primarily on critical democratic theory, democratic institutions and governance; 
 and emerging powers, which focuses on social movements, politics of energy and resources, borders and territoriality.

Entry requirements

A minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent And preferably a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending) Applicants whose secondary level education has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as: English language test Minimum entry requirement IELTS 6.5 (overall band score with not less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements) TOEFL (Internet Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 91 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. TOEFL (Paper Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 570 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. Cambridge Proficiency Pass

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 48 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 24 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 - 48 months
MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 48 months

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+44 (0)20 7911 5731