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The award
MPhil, PhD

How long you will study
2 - 7 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 4500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 12000 per year

All study options

About International Politics at City, University of London

The International Politics research degree is intended to produce scholars who have the analytical and methodological skills to design independent research projects, generate publications that advance substantive and theoretical knowledge and understanding and who are able to teach at university level. The substantive and methodological nature of the PhD programme, the diverse research interests of staff members and our London location have resulted in the completion of a range of innovative doctoral dissertations.

The programme attracts students from a variety of geographical locations, meaning that you are part of a cosmopolitan research community. Since its establishment in 2005, the Department of International Politics at has expanded rapidly, building a growing group of scholars who conduct cutting edge research on a variety of topics in the discipline of international relations and related fields.

Research in International Politics at City has a strong inter-disciplinary focus and our research staff collaborate with academic staff at universities across the UK and internationally. Our faculty has expertise in a broad range of topics related to international affairs, politics, and political economy.

You will become part of a stimulating research environment by participating in the activities of the School's research centres: the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) and the City Political Economy Research Centre (CITYPERC).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMPhil, PhDHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study2 - 7 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 4500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 12000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £2,250 per year

£6,000 per year.

Entry requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of at least 7 (with a minimum of 7.0 in writing) is required.

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