Applicants to our research degree programmes must have completed and earned high grades in a taught Masters (MA, MSc, MLitt, etc.) programme in the area of politics and international relations or a cognate field and articulate a research interest that fits with the expertise of SPIRe’s academic staff. If you are interested in exploring your research plans further with a member of staff, please feel free to contact us individually.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Students can enter the programme in either September or January.
Applications cannot be considered until we have received the following documentation;
- Thesis proposal (3-5 pages maximum)
- Copies of Transcripts
- C.V. (2 pages maximum)
- 2 references, at least one of which should be from an academic.
- Evidence of English language competence.
This documentation can be emailed to our PhD administrator (email@example.com).
Further documentation will be required should you be provisionally be offered a place on the programme.
For information on course fees for the academic year 2012/13 click here.
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