Detailed information about selected course/program
EU code
14.1 - Political Science
Mobility
3 - PhD
Location
University College Dublin, Ireland
Subject
We have excellent Ph.D. in Politics
Course/Program
We offer a structured PhD program that includes (1) training in research methods, (2) coursework in two subject-areas of politics and international relations, (3) regular contact with a Doctoral Studi
Language
English
Language requirements
All applicants must submit a recent English Language Test certificate (less than two years old); 600 Toefl or overall 6.5 IELTS with a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version. See the link below for a full list of other recognised Language Tests and acceptable scores. If applicants do not have an English Language Test certificate, they must submit proof of registration to an upcoming test (result must be available by the 24th of January 2014). https://myucd.ucd.ie/admission/english_requirement.ezc?pageID=1415
Academic requirements
In order to be considered for admission, applicants must have completed and earned high grades in a taught Masters or MLitt program in the area of politics and international relations or a cognate field and articulate a research interest that fits with the expertise of SPIRe’s academic staff. Prospective applicants should our staff's profiles for a comprehensive listing of the Schools research strengths and possible supervision areas.
Max available positions
3
Information
PhD Programme PhD Politics and International Relations Duration: three years full time; five years part time General Information We offer a structured PhD programme that includes (1) training in research methods, (2) coursework in two subject-areas of politics and international relations, (3) regular contact with a Doctoral Studies Panel composed of academic staff with expertise related to the students interests, and (4) the writing of a doctoral thesis based on original research. All students must designate primary and secondary subjects of specialization within politics and international relations and complete PhD seminars covering each subjects core scholarly literature. Please consult the webpage for a current list of subjects. Conditional upon approval by the Doctoral Studies Panel, a students second subject seminar may be taken in a cognate discipline beyond the School. Students will also take courses in research design, and qualitative and quantitative methods.
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Duration
12 months between Sep 1 2014 and Aug 31 2015
Contact person
Prof. Patrick Paul Walsh (erasmusmundus@ucd.ie )
Additional information
This is an exchange and will not confer degree status with UCD. Students must be registered postgraduate students in their home university. Visits must be justified on the basis of research collaboration with staff in UCD. Please include a detailed explanation of your area of interest to allow us to best assess your application and match you to the most appropriate academic or research unit. For additional information please email the Erasmus Mundus Co-ordinator erasmusmundus@ucd.ie