Newcastle University: Politics

InstitutionNewcastle University View institution profile
Department School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
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Study type Research

Summary

At the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, we conduct research and offer PhD and MPhil supervision in all major fields of politics, including: international and global politics, governance and political organisations, and political theory.

We can offer you excellent supervision for your Politics PhD or MPhil, in a vibrant and supportive research environment.

We have a Politics Postgraduate Society, which organises:
the 'New Voices' seminar series, with both internal and external presenters
Round table discussions on topical issues
professional development workshops led by politics staff
You are encouraged to attend conferences to present papers, partial funding for this is available from the School.

Our main research themes are:
The politics of difference
Popular culture and political communication
Political participation and elections
Political ideologies and political thought
Global economic and environmental challenges
Democracy, the modern state and political organisations
Political economy of development
Critical geopolitics and security
Theory of international relations
Governance in Britain and wider Europe
Global justice and human rights
Political research and methods
Research skills development

The Graduate School also hosts postgraduate events, including open days, and supports personal development.

Facilities
As a full-time student you will be given your own desk and a laptop computer for use throughout your studies. If you're a part-time student you will also have a laptop computer for your studies and will share 'hot desk' space.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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