University of Warwick

Degree level: Postgraduate

Politics and International Studies (Research)

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Course summary

The University of Warwick's Politics department offers the PhD in Politics and International Studies. Gain the unique opportunity to undertake a research project one of the UK's largest Politics and International Studies departments. Course overview PAIS has a vibrant PhD community, and our doctoral research have a very broad range of research interest. The programme is structured around achieving distinct milestones centred on your progress. In your first year, you will be required to attend the PAIS first-year training module PO961: Doctoral Thesis Writing in Politics and International Studies. As you progress through the course, you are also expected to attend a series of advanced training workshops throughout the programme. Additional research training and personal and professional development are available through the department, the Graduate School, IT Services, and the Careers and Skills Office. PAIS has a keen interest in fostering networking between doctoral researchers of all stages as well as between PhD students and staff, and we therefore hold regular social events.

Course details


Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** A Master’s degree (or equivalent) with a minimum degree classification of merit/2:i in a relevant subject area; a strong research proposal; explicit support from potential PAIS supervisor(s). Read our department specific advice on applying to ensure your application has the best chance for success. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - 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. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional requirements for this course.


Fees and funding

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Politics and International Studies at University of Warwick - UCAS