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Politics and International Studies - Research Courses

Areas for PhD supervision

By research groups:

International Political Economy; International Relations and Security; Comparative Politics & Democratisation; Political Theory.

By theme:

Development; Gender; Performance and Politics; Cyber Security; Intelligence; Food Security; Justice; US/EU/UK Foreign Policy; East Asia; Europe; Democratisation; Political Spaces; Environmental Policy; North-South Relations; Ethics; International Finance; Global Governance; Migration; Terrorism and Counter-terrorism.


PhD in Politics and International Studies


Full-time: 3-4 years

Part-time: Up to 7 years

Entry Requirements

A good Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; a strong research proposal

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.


University of Warwick

Course fees - Full-time

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Course fees - Part-time

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