The latest information about course tuition fees, and about how you can pay, can be found on the college’s research-degree tuition fees page.
There are a range of options for funding your research degree in the department:
1. Research Council funding
AHRC PhD Studentships
The Department of Politics and International Relations and the Department of Philosophy participate in the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) TECHNE doctoral training partnership. Studentships are available in the fields of philosophy and political theory.
For further information, please contact Dr John Sellars. The department deadline for TECHNE applications for 2020/21 is 14 January 2020. Please consult the application guidelines for more information.
ESRC PhD Studentships
The Department of Politics and International Relations participates in the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South-East Network for Social Sciences, a new Doctoral Training Partnership of ten universities. Studentships are available in the thematic area of politics.
2. Royal Holloway College funding
From time to time the Department of Politics and International Relations is able to offer college-funded scholarships and fee waivers to prospective postgraduate research students.
For further information, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Kaat Smets. Applicants wishing to be considered for one of the College studentships need to apply by late-March 2020.
3. International students
For information about scholarships available to international students, please visit the college’s international scholarships page. National funding agencies may also provide scholarships for postgraduate research.
4. School of Law and Social Sciences Scholarship
The School of Law and Social Sciences offers one fully-funded PhD Scholarship in Politics and International Relations for a project on the Electoral Impact of Parliamentary Ethics Violations in Britain. Start date: September 2020 or January 2021. Deadline for applications Monday 1 June 2020.
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