Join a thriving academic community dedicated to producing world-class research in the field of Politics.
The Department of Politics and International Relations has an exceptionally strong research culture with an excellent reputation for research quality, attracting a growing number of grants. We pride ourselves on creating the engaging environment for postgraduate study, with enthusiastic supervision by highly motivated academic staff and excellent facilities.
We offer full and part-time PhD and MPhil opportunities, and supervision is available across a wide range of research topics, broadly categorised into the following themes:
- Comparative Politics, Policy and Governance (PhD/MPhil)
- European Politics & Area Studies (PhD/MPhil)
- International Relations & Politics (PhD/MPhil)
- Political Theory (PhD/MPhil)
- Wales (PhD/MPhil)
Our Postgraduate Open Day will provide you with an ideal opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study at Cardiff as well as experience the majestic surroundings, the warm & friendly atmosphere or the infectious buzz of the city. The next annual open day will take place in November 2014.
In addition to Cardiff University Scholarships, funding may also be available from a number of research bodies or organisations. Postgraduate research grants provide financial aid to help you complete your studies and can also help fund your attendance of conferences and research events.