Politics PhD

Reino Unido

¿Qué aprenderé?

Why choose this course

The Department of Politics at the University of Surrey is a thriving space for cutting-edge research and advanced training on a range of political areas. The department has an active PhD community pursuing cutting-edge research around several major research themes and well-established research centres. Our students have the opportunity to work closely with their supervisor and other members of the academic community, in an active research environment.

  • Our department has two well established research centres bringing together our students, members of staff, and visiting researchers:The Centre for Britain and Europe
  • The Centre for International Intervention.

Our PhD students are undertaking cutting edge research in the areas of comparative politics; British politics; international relations; EU studies; political conflicts and interventions; parties and elections; public policy; American politics; public opinion; area studies.

What you will study

During your first year you will undertake two modules in quantitative and qualitative research methods. You will also attend a series of seminars providing training and advice on research and professional development, as well as becoming a member of one of our research centres.

The Department of Politics is particularly interested in promoting a lively and active community between doctoral students and members of staff, and we hold regular social events.


Your final assessment will be based on the presentation of your research in a written thesis, which will be discussed in a viva examination with at least two examiners. You have the option of preparing your thesis as a monograph (one large volume in chapter form) or in publication format (including chapters written for publication), subject to the approval of your supervisors.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

FASS - Department of Politics

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (4 )

Costos de estudio
£18.100,00 (US$ 22.065) por año
APRIL 2023: £18,100; JULY 2023: £18,100; SEPTEMBER 2023 - £18,600; JANUARY 2024 - £18,600

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Fecha de inicio

Octubre 2023, Enero 2024


University of Surrey



GU2 7XH, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants are expected to hold a bachelors degree with a minimum of 2:1 and a masters degree with a minimum of a Merit from a UK university or overseas equivalent in a relevant discipline. IELTS Academic: 6.5 or above (or equivalent) with 6.0 in each individual category. TOEFL (ibt) - 88 overall with 18 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 19 in Speaking and 23 in Writing.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Acerca de University of Surrey

Espera más en Surrey, una comunidad global con un impacto mundial.

  • Ubicada en la ciudad de Guildford, a 35 minutos de Londres
  • 18° en el Reino Unido (Complete University Guide 2023)
  • Universidad del Año por Empleabilidad de los Graduados
  • Año Propedéutico y cursos de inglés pre sesiones

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