University of Exeter: Politics

InstitutionUniversity of Exeter View institution profile
Department Politics
Web http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Telephone +44(0)1392 723044
Study type Taught

Summary

The MRes in Politics is a training programme designed to equip you with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon on a career as a political researcher. It provides generic research methods training in social science, as well as more specific research training in politics (including any chosen political specialism) and international relations.

This programme has ‘1+3’ recognition from the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which means it can be taken as the first step of a four-year PhD programme. You may therefore take the MRes on its own as a stand-alone qualification, or as the first year of the our Four Year PhD Programme, in which case your dissertation will be used as a platform for your PhD level research.

This programme also forms part of the ESRC SWDTP – a hub of world-class social sciences research.

Master of Research - MRes

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We are a Russell Group university who consistently rank in the top 15 universities in the UK and top 150 in the world (Times Higher Education World University ranking). We score particularly highly for ‘international outlook’ and the University welcomes staff and students from over 130 countries. The experience of our overseas students is second to none: in 2017 we won the ‘International Student Choice’ award (WhatUni).

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